Deputies ID victims in double murder, suspect dead

58-year-old Renee Holland died after deputies say her husband shot and killed her. (SLCSO)

Deputies identified the victims of a double murder, suicide that happened on Sunday night.

The St. Lucie County Sheriff, Ken Mascara said deputies found 58-year-old Renee Holland and her 84-year-old father Rudolph Rehm dead at a home in the Spanish Lakes Country Club community.

Sheriff Mascara said deputies then discovered 53-year-old Mark Holland suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Mark died from his injuries on Christmas night.

Mark had previously been arrested in Indian River County for domestic violence towards Renee, according to deputies.

According to the Sheriff, there are resources available. If you are a victim of domestic violence, Safe Space is our local shelter and service provider. You can call their 24-hour hotline at 800-500-1119. Also, 211 provides services for crisis intervention, suicide prevention, elder crisis and much more.

“If you know someone who is going through a difficult time, be it domestic violence, depression, or something else, be an advocate for them and get them help,” Mascara said. “It could save their life.”

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