I agree with the symphathies to him and his (and her) families.
....but this is indeed going to be an interesting case. Many liberals and anti-death penalty advocates have ( not surprisingly )changed their minds once they experience crimes like this for themselves. However, we don't know all the facts yet...the investigation is ongoing. She could have passed away from anything from suicide to a heart attack to an actual crime....in spite of the so-called "authorities" saying preliminarily it was a homicide.