Police ID couple found dead in home, murder-suicide suspected

The bodies were found in St. Louis County after the pair failed to show for work.
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Police have identified the couple who were found dead at their home in St. Louis County Monday morning, and say their deaths are under investigation as a murder-suicide.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says that Loretta Billman, 62, and Robert Kerr, 55, died at the home they shared in Grand Lake Township.

Preliminary investigation by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Anoka County found that the pair had both sustained gunshot wounds.

"This incident remains under investigation as a homicide and suicide," the sheriff's office said.

The pair were found at their home by relatives and coworkers just after 8:30 a.m. Monday, after they had failed to arrive at work.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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