According to our news partner NewsWest 9 a murder suicide has happened in Midland.

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MIDLAND, Texas — UPDATE: Police are now investigating this incident as a murder suicide.

Officers responded to the 2400 block of Fannin Ave in reference to an unconscious woman covered in blood.

The victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was identified as Iracema Diaz.

Officers then went to the 2300 block of Cimarron, where Diaz resided. There they found smoke coming from inside the home.

Midland Police Department Crimes Against Persons detectives, Crime Scene Unit, Traffic Unit, MISD Police and the Midland Fire Department all responded to the scene of the fire.

Officers later found Yasser Diaz Sanchez, 38 inside the home.

Officers determined he had committed suicide after stabbing Diaz multiple times. The knife used was found in Sanchez's vehicle which was at the house.

The investigation is still ongoing and next of kin have been notified.

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