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2 deaths at convenience store investigated as murder-suicide

The Associated Press
Posted: Sep. 10, 2018 7:00 am Updated: Sep. 10, 2018 9:09 am

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Authorities are investigating the deaths of two men at a western Missouri convenience store as an apparent murder-suicide.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that a news release from the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched to the Port convenience store in Osceola at 7:20 a.m. Friday for a report of shots fired. The men found dead were identified as 35-year-old Lance Kilgore, of Nixa, and 77-year-old Charles Sander, of West Plains.

Authorities didn't say which man is believed to the shooter. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says the Missouri State Highway Patrol will investigate the shooting.


Information from: Springfield News-Leader,

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