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Authorities identify 2 killed in murder-suicide near Topeka

September 6, 2021 GMT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Northeastern Kansas authorities have identified a man and a woman found dead last week in an apparent murder-suicide.

The bodies of Connor O’Hara, 21, and Hannah King, 20, both of Topeka. were found Friday afternoon in a home just south of Topeka, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said.

Investigators believe an altercation occurred inside the home and that O’Hara fatally shot King before turning the gun on himself, the Capital-Journal reported.

Sheriff Brian Hill said investigators do not believe anyone else was involved in the fatal shooting, although detectives continue to investigate.

A man and woman who were found dead from gunshots wounds apparently died in a murder-suicide, Shawnee County authorities said.

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The bodies of a man and woman were found Friday afternoon in a home just south of Topeka, Sheriff Brian Hill said.

A preliminary investigation indicated the deaths are a murder-suicide stemming from a domestic incident, Hill said.

The investigation is continuing but Hill said officers do not believe anyone else was involved.