FMPD calls Floral Drive mother, son killings a murder-suicide

Death investigation on Floral Drive in Fort Myers.

Fort Myers Police Department confirmed Friday the investigation into the death of a mother and son is a murder-suicide.

Police say Kenya Ellis, 41, murdered her son Julian, 10, before taking her own life. Both Kenya and Julian died from gunshot wounds.

The shooting happened January 17 on the 1400 block of Floral Drive off Michigan Avenue and Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard in Fort Myers.

Ellis was not responding to calls from family members which caused concern and prompted a check.

When officers arrived they said they discovered two deceased individuals.

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