PERRYVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities in southeast Missouri say they're investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Perry County.
The Perry County Sheriff's Department said Friday that a man and woman were discovered shot at a residence. A person found the couple shortly Friday afternoon and contacted the sheriff's department.
The Southeast Missourian reports (http://bit.ly/1afp4bx) that Sheriff Gary Schaaf says the deaths appear to be the result of a murder-suicide, but that an investigation is underway. He says the man and woman appear to have died single gunshot wounds, and that a weapon was located at the scene.
The names of the couple were not released.