3 die in double homicide, suicide in central Missouri

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MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) _ Three people have died in central Missouri in what authorities are describing as a double homicide and a suicide.

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that deputies responded early Saturday to a report of a shooting at a residence near Moberly. KOMU-TV (http://bit.ly/1QW0LFe) reports that one victim was already dead when deputies arrived and the second victim died at a Moberly hospital.

The release said the suspect was found at the scene suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and died at a Columbia hospital.

No names were immediately released, pending notification of relatives.