Murder-suicide in Shawnee County

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

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.