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Park Hills murder-suicide investigation

1:08 PM, Jan 21, 2013   |    comments
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PARK HILLS, Mo. (AP) - Murder-suicide is suspected after two men were shot to death in the eastern Missouri town of Park Hills.

The shootings happened about 2 a.m. Sunday at a home. Officers believe that one of the men shot the other, then turned the gun on himself. A woman reportedly witnessed the shootings.

Police say they are still analyzing evidence.

The victim is 30-year-old Billy Edwards of Park Hills.  The shooter is 22-year-old Joseph Gilam of Festus.

Park Hills is about 60 miles southwest of St. Louis.

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