Standoff ends in apparent murder-suicide on Kauai


On Kauai, a husband and wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Kekaha.

According to the Kauai Police Department, a 53-year-old man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while the second victim, a 50-year-old female, died of an apparent gunshot wound.

The incident started at around 2 p.m. Wednesday, when police got a report of a man who threatened to inflict harm to himself.

Officers arrive at the scene on Elepaio Road and tried to contact the man, who was inside his home. But, police say, they got no response.

After multiple failed attempts, police eventually entered the home at around 6:15 p.m. and found the man and woman dead.

Their identities have not been released.

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