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South Florida couple dead after police standoff

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MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida man killed his girlfriend and then himself during a police standoff that lasted several hours.

Police say the standoff ended Sunday night when officers entered the Hialeah home. They found 39-year-old Julian Ovalle and 31-year-old Rossana Sabater dead. Officials believe Ovalle took Sabater's life before taking his own, but police didn't immediately say how the two were killed.

The Miami Herald (http://goo.gl/CGxZgY ) reports that police initially responded Sunday evening after relatives reported a suspicious incident. Three children who lived at the home were not harmed.

Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com

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