SAVANNAH, GA (October 30, 2013): The investigation of an Oct. 22 shooting death and suicide have confirmed the two are connected.

Jessica Nowell, 24, was found shot to death in her apartment on the 400 block of West Montgomery Cross Road about 11:20 p.m. Her former roommate Justin Baldwin, 24, was found about the same time with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a relative’s house on the first block of North Parkwood Street. He later died at a hospital.

The investigation by violent crimes detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that the two had been involved in a relationship and that Baldwin shot Nowell at their apartment before shooting himself at the other residence.