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Two identified in Epworth Lane shooting

March 3, 2020 | 2:42 pm

Updated March 3, 2020 | 2:42 pm

Owensboro Police Department has released the names of the two dead after a shooting in a home on Epworth Lane.

The victim has been identified as Patricia J. Murphy, 67, of Owensboro. The suspect has been identified as Donald L. Murphy, 68, of Owensboro.

At this point investigators believe that Donald Murphy took his own life after shooting and killing Patricia Murphy, however, the investigation is still ongoing.

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Update 3/2/2020 7:07 p.m.
Police say on Monday at approximately 4:44 p.m. they were dispatched to the 2600 block of Epworth Lane for a welfare check.

Officers found two deceased persons inside the residence. According to a release, OPD “does not
believe there is any further threat to the community.”

Detectives and the Evidence Collection Unit also investigated the situation.

Anyone with additional information can call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.

March 3, 2020 | 2:42 pm

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