Maryville police investigate murder-suicide

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MARYVILLE (WATE) – Maryville police are investigating a murder-suicide.

Officers were sent Monday night to an apartment on North Everett High Road.

Lori Laugherty, 35, and 47-year-old David Kirk were found dead.

Police believe Kirk shot and killed Laugherty before turning the gun on himself.

Police say a family member had been unable to reach Kirk and asked a friend to check on them.

The friend found the bodies and called for help, according to officers.

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