For Immediate Release: 4/23/2013 3:24 pm
Worcester, MA (April 23, 2013) - On Monday, April 22, 2013, at approximately 7:18 AM Worcester police were called to 47 Hadwen Road for a report of a shooting incident. Upon arrival, police came upon a male and female who were suffering from gunshot wounds. The two people were rushed to a local hospital and were later pronounced dead.
The female was identified as 37-year-old Glomerys Martinez of Worcester and the male was indentified as 50-year-old Douglas Youmans of Worcester. Police are investigating the shooting as a possible murder-suicide.
Ms. Martinez is the second homicide victim of the year for the City of Worcester.
The preliminary investigation reveals that the incident occurred inside the enclosed front porch area of 47 Hadwen Road. A tenant in the house discovered the bodies at approximately 7:18 AM. The police were called to the scene and began the investigation. Evidence was collected from the scene and police interviewed residents in the vicinity of the dwelling.
Mr. Youmans was the ex-boyfriend of Ms. Martinez. The two had a child together. The child is currently in the care of a family member.
The motive of the shooting is under investigation.