Apparent Murder-Suicide North of Hoisington
- Published on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:45
According to a press release from the Barton County Sheriff's Office, officers were called to a rural residence in the 1600 block of NE 20 Ave. at around 8:30 PM by a juvenile who stated shots had been fired. Officers arrived at the single farm residence and found two bodies. The juvenile was hiding in a closet and unharmed.
The bodies were identified by the Barton County Coroner's Office as 35-year-old Justin Heggemeier and his wife, 39-year-old Michelle Heggemeier.
Both lived at the rural location and a preliminary investigation indicates the woman was shot at close range and the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The incident is under investigation.Read More Local News