Police investigating murder suicide in League City

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LEAGUE CITY, TX – League City Police Department is investigating the death of two people in the 400 block of Westwood Dr in an apparent murder-suicide. On May 12, 2021, at approximately 10:07 PM, officers responded to a reported home invasion in the 400 block of Westwood Dr, League City. When officers arrived, they found 35-year-old, Erica Rene Allen dead in the front yard of a home.

Witnesses stated that they saw Erica Allen’s husband, 40-year-old, Nicholas Allen, shoot her and then go back into his home. Officers were unable to establish contact with Nicholas Allen and secured the home until the tactical team arrived.

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At approximately 1:33 AM, the tactical team made entry into the home and located the Allen’s two children, ages 7 and 2, unharmed. Nicholas Allen was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The investigation determined that the initial call of a home invasion was untruthful, and the incident stemmed from a domestic problem. Investigators are still on the scene at this time.