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Officials: Deaths of 2 near Wadena is murder-suicide

May 2, 2022 GMT

WADENA, Minn. (AP) — An investigation into the deaths of two people in Otter Tail County is a case of murder-suicide, sheriff’s officials said Monday.

Deputies responded to a residence in rural Wadena last Friday night where the bodies of two adults were found.

Authorities said an investigation shows a 25-year-old man fatally shot his 25-year-old wife and then took his own life.

Autopsies were conducted by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey. The couple has not yet been identified.