Police Suspect Murder-Suicide near Kirksville
KIRKSVILLE (AP) - Authorities in northeast Missouri suspect that two people found dead in a home died as a result of a murder-suicide.
The Kirksville Daily Express reports that Adair County authorities received a 911 call at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Offers went to a home south of Kirksville and found a man and woman shot to death. The victims were identified as 33-year-old Kristen Campbell Johnson and her husband, 36-year-old Riley Johnson.
An autopsy is planned to determine the shooter.
Sheriff Robert Hardwick says three small children and two other adults were also in the home, and were unharmed.