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UPDATE: Police Identify Bodies in Boise Murder-Suicide

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UPDATE: May 9, 2016 7:30 p.m.

24 hours after first discovering the bodies of an adult man and adult women in their West Boise home, Boise Police said Monday evening that they were investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide.

Early in the day, the Ada County Coroner identified the bodies as 24-year-old Mazen Al-Qasi and 32-year-old LouAnn Nettleton.

An autopsy revealed that both died of gunshot wounds and that Al-Qasi was the victim. Police added that they did not believe anyone else was involved in the deaths.

UPDATE: May 9, 2016 5 p.m.

The Ada County Coroner has identified two bodies discovered in a West Boise home Sunday evening as 24-year-old Mazen Al-Qaisi and 32-year-old LouAnn Nettleton. The coroner did not release any information regarding the cause of deaths.

UPDATE: May 9, 2016 10:30 a.m.

Boise Police said Monday night that it appeared that the discovery of two dead people in a West Boise home Sunday evening was an isolated incident, and there was no threat to public safety.

Identifications are still pending notification of next of kin.


ORIGINAL POST: May 9, 2016 9 a.m.

Boise police have confirmed the discovery of two bodies inside a West Boise home.

Police were summoned to a house on the 10000 block of West Glen Ellyn Street near Five Mile Road at about 7 p.m. Sunday to conduct a welfare check on two individuals. Neighbors said a man and woman had been living in the home. 

No identities have been yet released, and the investigation is under way.