Two dead in Springfield after standoff

3 years 5 months 3 days ago Thursday, May 21 2015 May 21, 2015 Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:22:00 AM CDT May 21, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Springfield police said they found a man and woman dead inside their home after a standoff that lasted about an hour.

Lt. Eric Reece said police were called to the home Wednesday evening by a young girl who said her mother had just been shot. The girl said she and her two younger siblings had escaped and run to a neighbor's home.

Springfield-area media report officers attempted to reach someone inside the home for about an hour before entering and finding a man and woman dead.

The three juveniles were taken into protective custody.

The couple's names and further details have not been released.

 

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