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Apparent Murder-Suicide Victims Identified

Posted May 5, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Raleigh police are saying they believe a man abducted his estranged wife, shot her to death, then turned the gun on himself.

Two CP & L workers found the two bodies inside a dark blue Ford Thunderbird Tuesday afternoon. The car was parked in a wooded area near a power company substation.

The couple has has been identified as Remie and Deborah Figueroa. The two were estranged and, police say Deborah Figueroa had taken a protective order out against her husband.