Shooting deaths of couple investigated in Mahnomen County

Published 10:33 am Thursday, August 11, 2016

MAHNOMEN — Authorities have identified a couple found fatally shot at a farm in northwestern Minnesota.

Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier says deputies responded to a 911 call about shots fired Tuesday and found the bodies of 74-year-old Lynn Thompson and 68-year-old Elizabeth Thompson.

The two were found dead at a farmstead near Mahnomen. Investigators are waiting for autopsy results.

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