Police: Father shoots son in apparent murder-suicide in Babler State Park

Police: Father shoots son in apparent murder-suicide in Babler State Park

Police: Father shoots son in apparent murder-suicide in Babler State Park

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by KMOV.com Staff | @KMOV

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Posted on March 12, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 12 at 12:30 PM

Investigators: Father, son found shot to death in Babler State Park

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(KMOV) – Police have released the identities of a father and son who were found dead Tuesday in Babler State Park.

Douglas Potter, 57, and Joseph Potter, 20, were found dead at 5 p.m. by  a couple who was walking in the park. A vehicle that belonged to one of the men was discovered nearby.

St. Louis County Police say that the father shot his son and then took his own life in a murder-suicide. Police found the weapon and the scene.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting at this time. 

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