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Possible Cheney murder suicide under investigation

Published On: Mar 30 2013 04:27:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 30 2013 08:49:14 PM CDT
Cheney murder suicide under investigation
CHENEY, Wash. -

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office and Cheney Police are investigating an apparent murder suicide at the Rosebrook Inn in Cheney.

Cheney Police went to the apartment for a welfare check Saturday morning. Inside the apartment they found the bodies of a man and a woman, a gun and shell casings.

Detectives say the victims were neighbors. The male victim lived in unit 7, the female victim in unit 5.

The male victim was last seen Wednesday and was reported as a missing person on Friday.

Detectives said Cheney police officers knocked on the door of unit 7 Friday evening but did not get a response or notice anything unusual. 

This case is still under investigation.