Two Dead in Suspected Murder/Suicide

Springfield police say two people are dead in an incident at a home near Division and Golden on Tuesday night.

Investigators believe the two are dead from a murder/suicide.

Police say they were headed to the location for a well-being check after a family member to the victims called 911 because they could not reach the couple. The man and woman were found dead in the bedroom.

The couple’s baby was in the home but was unharmed. They are in the custody of a family member.

“The two deceased subjects were inside a bedroom, and it does not appear that child had any access to that,” Lt. Curt Ringgold said about the incident.

The police have not yet identified the two shooting victims, but said they believed them to be in their 20s.

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