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Authorities in west-central Minnesota are investigating a possible murder-suicide.

A 59-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman were found dead at a home in rural Battle Lake just before 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. 

"At this time it is believed to be a murder/suicide," a press release says. "The Sheriff's Office believes it to be an isolated incident and there is no known threat to the public."

The incident is described as a "shooting," but a formal cause of death and their identities will be revealed at a later date by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office. 

Authorities also haven't given a specific location of the incident. 

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