Twin Falls - 39.0 F (3.9 C)
  • Tuesday

    High: 65º Low: 38º

  • Wednesday

    High: 66º Low: 46º

  • Thursday

    High; 72º Low: 46º

Lewiston couple dies in apparent murder/suicide

Tools

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) _ Police say an elderly Lewiston couple
died in an apparent murder-suicide.
Capt. Tom Greene says 85-year-old George R. Burns and
83-year-old Vera Burns were found dead in their home by a caregiver
Thursday morning.
Officials believe George Burns shot his wife and then turned the
gun on himself. Both died of a single gunshot wound to the head.
The gun was found in the house.
Greene says checks were written out to housekeepers and a note
was left that referred to Vera Burns' poor health. Greene says she
was terminally ill.


Subscribe to our Newsletters

KMVT Breaking News Alerts

Morning & Afternoon News Updates