LABETTE COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - The KBI has released more details about their ongoing investigation in Mound Valley after finding two dead bodies. 

They say that autopsies determined that both victims died from gunshot wounds. The cases are now considered homicides. 

The bodies have been identified as 43-year-old Leanda R. Pound and 39-year-old Jason M. Bakken. Both are from Mound Valley. 

The investigation is still ongoing. 

If you have information relevant to this case you can call the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME or submit a tip online here


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The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Labette County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after bodies were found Monday in rural Mound Valley, Kansas.

They say the investigation indicated that Monday morning around 8:30 a.m., the Labette County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject who had discovered two bodies when he went to 693 16000 Rd., in Mound Valley, to check on his friends.

When deputies arrived at the home, they discovered the decomposing bodies of a man and woman subject. They have not yet been positively identified.

The circumstances of their deaths are considered suspicious. The investigation is ongoing. 

The KBI asks that anyone with information about this case 1-800-KS-CRIME. Tips can also be submitted online at https://www.kbi.ks.gov/sar.