Apparent Double Murder – Suicide in Anoka County
ANDOVER, Minn. (AP) — Anoka County authorities have identified the three people who died in an apparent murder-suicide case in the Minneapolis suburb of Andover.
Sheriff's officials say 27-year-old Aaron Anthony Regnier likely took his own life after fatally shooting his parents, 69-year-old Karen Kay Regnier and 58-year-old Brian Joseph Regnier.
Deputies were sent to their home about 7 p.m. Wednesday for a welfare check after neighbor became concerned at the lack of activity there. They found the door unlocked and found the three bodies inside. Sheriff's Cmdr. Paul Sommer said in a statement that all three died of gunshot wounds, and that investigators don't think there's any danger to the general public. No other suspects being sought.
The case remains under investigation.