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South-central Idaho officials rule deaths a murder-suicide

Posted: 10:18 AM, Jul 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-01 16:18:18Z
South-central Idaho officials rule deaths a murder-suicide

RUPERT, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities in south-central Idaho say the deaths a man and woman in a Rupert home is a murder-suicide.

The Times-News reports in a story on Friday that Minidoka County Coroner Lucky Bourn ruled 47-year-old Kelli Joann York's death a homicide and 57-year-old Lauren R. Jackson's death a suicide.

Police responding to a report of gunshots found the bodies at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say the deaths are likely the result of a domestic dispute.

Bourn says pathology reports won't be available for about a week.