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2 fatally shot in north-central Missouri home

2 fatally shot in north-central Missouri home

April 20th, 2011 in News

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) - A man and woman found dead in a northwest Missouri home have been identified as a husband and wife.

Chillicothe police are investigating the fatal shootings of 35-year-old Adam Hays and 30-year-old Kelly Hays as an apparent murder suicide.

Officers went to the home Monday afternoon on a report of a possible suicide attempt, then got a call before they arrived saying someone heard a gunshot.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports police believe Adam Hays shot his wife, then turned the gun on himself. Each had a single gunshot wound.

Chillicothe is located about 70 miles northeast of Kansas City.

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Information from: St. Joseph News-Press, http://www.stjoenews-press.com