Police identify woman found dead in Newport News

NN 1000 North Green Drive double homicide (March 23)
NN 1000 North Green Drive double homicide (March 23)
Posted at 8:11 PM, Mar 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-12 11:21:19-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a shooting after a man and a woman were found dead in the 1100 block of North Green Drive Tuesday evening.

Dispatchers received a call for a shooting in the area around 6:39 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both were pronounced dead on scene.

The department says evidence was recovered at the scene, but did not elaborate. They are not looking for any suspects at this time.

The woman has been identified as 28-year-old Courtney Renee Dwyer, of the 100 block of Allison Road. Police will not be releasing the male's name due to the nature of his death, which is reportedly suicide.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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