Kansas police identify 2 shot and killed in apparent murder-suicide

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DERBY, Kan. — Police have identified a man and woman who died in an apparent murder-suicide in the Wichita suburb of Derby.

Haley Powell, 19, of Wichita, died after being shot Friday afternoon outside the Trails at Derby Apartments, the Wichita Eagle reported.

Police called to the scene found Powell with gunshot wounds and rushed her to a hospital, where she died. Police said witnesses told officers that 21-year-old Tiryn Young, also of Wichita, had shot Powell.

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Derby Police Department, Wichita, Kansas

Derby Police Department, Wichita, Kansas
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Police later spotted Young at the Derby Golf & Country Club about a mile north of the apartments and ran to arrest him. Young was a “considerable distance ahead of them when he shot himself in the head,” Derby Police Chief Robert Lee said.

Young died at the scene. Powell and Young both lived at the apartment complex, Lee said.

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Police believe the shooting was a case of domestic violence.

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