2 Dead Bodies Found Inside Forks Home - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

2 Dead Bodies Found Inside Forks Home

FORKS, Wash. - Authorities in the Olympic Peninsula town of Forks say a man and a woman from a well-known family have been found dead inside a home there. Police Chief Lloyd Lee says a 911 caller reported a despondent person with his wife and children in a home on a Forks street. Lee said an officer who reached the scene at about 6 a.m. Monday heard a single gunshot from inside the residence.

Police evacuated nearby houses and attempted to get a response from those inside. KING-TV reports that at one point a boy and girl ran from the home. Washington State Patrol SWAT team members entered the home after about five hours.

Mayor Bryon Monohon told The Peninsula Daily News the two dead adults were from a well-known family. He said they would not be identified until relatives were notified.

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