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Police: Domestic dispute led to shooting deaths in Monticello

Monticello police have identified the couple found dead in their home Friday.

Posted: Oct 15, 2019 9:53 AM
Updated: Oct 15, 2019 2:33 PM

MONTICELLO, Ind. (WLFI) — A domestic dispute is believed to have led to the shooting deaths of a Monticello couple Friday, according to police.

Monticello police said Stephen R. Russell, 48, and Shannan C. Russell, 35, were both found dead in their home. Chief Randy Soliday would not give more information about the nature of their deaths.

About 8:30 Friday evening, police responded to the 1100 block of O'Connor Blvd. on the north side of Monticello. A caller reported hearing gunshots from inside a home. 

Autopsies reveal both Stephen Russell and Shannan Russell died of gunshot wounds. Police said there is no threat to the public. 

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