Woman dead in Plymouth died of 'complex homicidal violence'

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Updated: 7:50 p.m. | Posted: 2:07 p.m.

A woman who died in a busy Plymouth intersection during an apparent domestic incident died of "complex homicidal violence," the coroner said Tuesday.

Trisha Lynn Nelson, 28, of Plymouth died at the intersection of Rockford Road and Northwest Boulevard just after 10 p.m. Friday night.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner later added that Nelson had "multiple gunshot wounds and sharp force injuries."

Plymouth police responded to the report of a person hit by a motor vehicle, then said that person was likely shot.

Authorities also said an armed man was dead after exchanging gunfire with police. He was identified by a family spokesman as Corey Perry, 28. Both Perry and Nelson lived in Plymouth.

The medical examiner has yet to issue a report on Perry's death. Police said Friday night it wasn't clear if Perry was hit by police bullets or perhaps took his own life.

The Plymouth Police Department is investigating Nelson's death. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office also is investigating the incident.

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