January 2, 2011 in City

Anaconda man kills wife, self, police say

Associated Press

ANACONDA, Mont. – Authorities in Western Montana say a 70-year-old Anaconda man killed his 72-year-old wife and then himself at their home.

Anaconda police Chief Tim Barkell told the Montana Standard that the man used a handgun, but the motivation for the shootings early Friday morning was unknown.

Barkell said the bodies were taken to the state crime lab in Missoula.

Names have not been released.

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