Shirley Fontanez, 18

Bronx, New York
July 23, 2007

Agencies: New York Police Department NYPD

Cause of death: Shooting

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A 40-year-old NYPD officer fatally shot his 18-year-old girlfriend Fontanez five times and then shot himself to death. It later emerged that the two may have been conducting an illegal check-cashing scheme that brought in at least $40,000.

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