Sheriff attributes 3 deaths in Nevada, Mo. to murder-suicide

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NEVADA, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri sheriff says three bodies found in a rural Nevada home were family members who were killed in a murder-suicide.

KOAM-TV reports Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher says all three people found Friday night died of gunshot wounds.

The Sheriff’s Office says two of the bodies found were of people between 40 and 50 years old, while the third person was older.

Mosher credited the Southwest Missouri Major Case Squad for the quick determination of a murder-suicide.

His office is continuing the investigation and communicating with family members.

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