Murder-Suicide Investigated In Ironwood
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Western U.P. are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.
According to reports, the Ironwood Public Safety Department says an 83-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman were found dead in the back yard of a Burt Street residence in the Jessieville area of Ironwood around 7:30 a.m., central time, yesterday with a weapon located at the scene.
Ironwood Public Safety Department Director Andrew DiGiorgio issued a statement yesterday afternoon saying the names of the victims were being withheld and the matter remained under investigation.
Detectives with the Michigan State Police Crime Lab and Gogebic County Prosecutor’s office are assisting in the investigation.
Further information is expected to be released this afternoon.