Calgary police declare the deaths of Joanne Suk-Wah Tse and De Lin Tang a murder suicide

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Calgary police were called to the 0-100 block of Spruce Place S.W., where several bystanders had located a deceased woman non April 15th at 7:10pm. The victim has been identified as Joanne Suk-Wah Tse, 69.

As first responders were assessing the situation, a man jumped from an upper-level balcony. The man, 61-year-old De Lin Tang, was pronounced at the scene. police said they are releasing his identity in hopes of furthering the investigation into what led up to this tragic event and the murder of Tse.

Investigators are also seeking TANG’s vehicle a white, 2023 Subaru Outback, with Alberta plates CNR0008.

CPS Homicide Unit Staff Sgt. Sean Gregson said “This event was domestic in nature, however, we believe this was a new relationship and we are still trying to determine the nature of the relationship and the events that led up to this tragic outcome. Our condolences go out to the family and friends who have been impacted.” 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234