UPDATE: Starke County police investigating murder-suicide
STARKE COUNTY —
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.