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2 dead in Post Falls murder-suicide

Police have identified two people who were found dead inside a Post Falls home Thursday evening.

Christina K. Mandriguez, 38, and Jeffrey A. Hayes, 54, each died of a single gunshot wound to the forehead in a homicide/suicide, said Post Falls Police Chief Scot Haug. 

The couple’s landlord found Mandriguez’s body around 5:15 p.m. and called police.

Investigators found her slumped up against the front door, with a cell phone in her hand, Haug said.

.Read the rest of Chelsea Bannach's story here.

Hayes was working as a store clerk at Stateline in 2005 when he shot and killed a robber. Read more here.



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