Overland Park Murder-Suicide Aftermath: Three People Dead & Family Pet

Horrific Johnson County tragedy reported earlier today reminds us of rising American desperation.

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"When officers entered the home, they found three adult dead bodies, along with a family pet also deceased. Police said they are investigating this as a likely homicide-suicide. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact police at (913)-890-1374 or the TIPS Hotline at (816)-474-8477."

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Overland Park police investigate after 3 found dead in home with family pet

Overland Park police are investigating after three adults and a family pet were found dead in a home Thursday morning.Police said that at about 10 a.m., a family member called authorities asking them to check on her family in the 9200 block of Nieman Road.

Police investigating after 3 adults found dead in Overland Park home

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Police Department is investigating after three adults were found dead inside a home Thursday morning. Officers were responding to a welfare check around 10 a.m. at a residence near 93rd Street and Nieman Road.

Police: Possible double homicide-suicide under investigation in Overland Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Overland Park are investigating a possible double homicide-suicide. A police spokesperson said around 10 a.m. Thursday, officers were sent to a home in the 9200 block of Nieman Road to check on the welfare of those inside.

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