GARDEN CITY, Mich. – The police are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide in Garden City that left a 77-year-old grandmother dead.
It happened on Wednesday at a house on Rosslyn Avenue, just north of the intersection of Cherry Hill and Venoy Roads.
Police said they found the body of Maria Ortega, a 10-year-old grandmother and also a great-grandmother, inside the house.
“She was the most generous person we know and was always there when we needed her,” said Sandy Quintana. “She would never yell at you, she was just always happy to be with you. Family would make their day because their life is family. “
According to authorities, Ortega’s 81-year-old husband was rushed to hospital with knife wounds and a 20-year-old man was also found dead inside the house.
“Our grandfather was rushed to the hospital – we don’t know his condition, we just hope he is still with us,” said Quintana. “It is so difficult now because it was so unexpected.”
Garden City police have released few details about the investigation.
“My grandmother was the most supportive and generous person I know. She was always so generous and loving, ”said Quintana. “She had her heart on her sleeve, she would do anything to see you smile just to see you happy. She didn’t deserve this. “
The investigation is ongoing.
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