Thomas Dinzler &Janella Dinzler: South Florida husband shoots, kills wife and turns gun on himself

Court documents show couple filed for divorce

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. -- - An investigation is underway on Singer Island after Riviera Beach Police said a woman was shot and killed by her husband who then turned the gun on himself.

Investigators said they made a welfare check at the WaterGlades Condominiums on 5550 North Ocean Drive on Tuesday to perform a "welfare check."

Once inside, police discovered the bodies of Thomas Dinzler and Janella Dinzler.

Investigators said they believe Thomas Dinzler fatally shot Janella Dinzler and then pulled the trigger on himself.

The cause is still under investigation, according to police.

Document at the Palm Beach County Courthouse show Thomas Dinzler had filed for divorce. The docket shows Janella Dinzler fought to keep the condo and asked for spousal support.

The two finally came to an agreement and signed a "marital settlement agreement" on July 9th, just a week before police stumbled upon the bodies of the couple.

Friends and coworkers of Janella Dinzler described a thoughtful friend who was a hard worker.

The family of Janella Dinzler did not want to comment on camera but said they were devastated and at a loss for words.

Anyone with information should contact Riviera Beach Police at (561) 845-4123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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