Police investigate murder-suicide

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SIKESTON, Mo. — A wife and husband died Friday night in what police are calling a murder-suicide.

Shots were fired Friday afternoon just before 5 pm on Indiana Street. When officers arrived at the home they found the body of 30-year-old Kristie Lyn Hill. Police said she was shot several times.

Police then started looking for the woman's husband, Solomon Moroney Hill. Officers found his car at a motel in Miner, Mo., around 6:30 pm. He was found dead in his room from a single gunshot wound.

Police reported the two had recently separated. They believe this incident stemmed from the apparent troubled separation.

The investigation is ongoing. Local 6 will bring you more information as it becomes available.
 

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