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New developments in New Port Richey Murder-Suicide

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More of the story has unfolded Tuesday about Monday's murder suicide in New Port Richey. New Port Richey Police Chief James Steffens says the killer is Rex Eugene Shelton, a painter who works with murder victim Tina Lane's ex-husband.

Police say Shelton left work Monday, returned home and viciously attacked Lane in a bedroom where she died. Shelton later hanged himself in the garage. Police say the nature of their relationship is unclear. Lane's teenage daughter discovered Shelton's body after returning home from school and called 911. NPR Police arrived a minute later and found Lane in the bedroom.  Authorities say this is an active investigation.

Stay with WFLA.com for further updates to this on-going story.

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