Man, woman dead in murder-suicide in Sumner County

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities in Sumner County say they're investigating the deaths of a man and a woman as a murder-suicide. 

Their bodies were found at around 3 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of East 130th Street South. Investigators say a pesticide driver found the bodies in the road.

The sheriff's office said in a news released that deputies arrived to find 27-year-old Carrie Ensminger and 36-year-old Toby Farley dead from gunshot wounds to the head. 

An autopsy was ordered and the bodies were transported to the Forensic Science Center in Wichita," Capt. Mike Westmoreland said in the release. "Investigators are working this as a murder/suicide."

Ensminger was from Emporia and Farley was from Wellington. 

Additional information about the case has not been released.


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Sumner County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two people found in rural Sumner County.

The bodies of a man and a woman were found at around 3 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of East 130th Street South, near South Haven. Investigators a pesticide driver found their bodies in the road.

Deputies say the man was in his 30s and the woman was in her 20s. 

Authorities say they hope to learn more when the autopsies are complete later this week.