UPDATE: Starke County police investigating murder-suicide


Starke County Police are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide. Investigators originally thought it could be a double murder.

The Starke County Coroner's Office released a report Monday saying a man was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in a home. The coroner said the man had committed suicide. A was found dead in the home as well, and the coroner said her death was a homicide.

Officers were called for a welfare check Friday afternoon after a woman did not show up for work.

They arrived to the 8900 block of S. Elm Street in Monterey around 9:30 p.m. to conduct the check.

According to reports, a family member of the home owner said they found two people dead inside.

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