Names released in Magic Valley murder-suicide

Posted at 2:35 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 16:35:48-05

The names of two men in a south-central Idaho murder-suicide -- that authorities say involved jealousy over a woman -- have been released.

The Twin Falls County Coroner on Monday says 36-year-old Troy Anderson shot and killed 42-year-old Benjamin Day on Saturday in Twin Falls -- and then shot himself.

Twin Falls County Prosecutor Grant Loebs says it appears the ex-boyfriend killed the current boyfriend.

The Times-News reports police on Saturday morning responded to a report of a drunk man with a gun and, while investigating, heard a woman screaming and several shots fired.

The woman told police her children were in the house. Police say they broke in a basement window to rescue a child and, once inside, saw Anderson kill himself.

Police say the children were not harmed.

(by Associated Press)