Police Investigating Murder/Suicide In Libby - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police Investigating Murder/Suicide In Libby

KALISPELL, Mont. - Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Libby involving a husband and wife.

Police Chief Jim Smith says 51-year-old Dale Kinniburgh Jr. called 911 at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday and told the dispatcher he had just killed his wife, 55-year-old Katherine Kinniburgh, and was
about to kill himself.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department says officers were familiar with the man and called an emergency response team from the Flathead County Sheriff's Office for assistance. Meanwhile,
residents in the neighborhood were cleared from the area.

KCFW-TV in Kalispell reports officers entered the home at about 2:15 p.m. and found the bodies.


      
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