The following is a news release from Hot Springs Police Department on Friday:
On Friday, July 16 2021, at approximately 6:00 A.M., officers with the Hot Springs Police Department responded to a possible shooting at 107 Rocky Reef Circle.
When officers arrived, they noticed the front door of the residence open and made entry. Once inside the residence, officers located two (2) deceased individuals later identified as Stephanie Lininger (46), and Angel Valentin (56), both from Hot Springs.
The Hot Springs Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division was contacted and responded to the scene. Detectives interviewed witnesses, processed the scene and the initial investigation leads to a murder-suicide, related to a domestic dispute.
This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.