Murder Suicide in Lakeland

2:39 PM, Aug 23, 2008   |    comments
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Polk County, Florida -- Sheriff's detectives are investigating an apparent  murder-suicide that happened Saturday morning around 7:50. The Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to shots being fired at 5802 Highridge Loop.

Deputies arrived on scene and found 40-year-old Larry Rimmer had apparently shot and killed his wife, 37-year-old Heather L. Rimmer, then shot himself.

Both were dead when deputies arrived. Larry Rimmer operated his own landscaping business and Heather Rimmer was a teacher at South McKeel Elementary Academy in Lakeland.

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