UPDATE: Man and Woman Found Dead at Faribault Chamber of Commerce
FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) - Police say a man and woman have been found dead at the Faribault Chamber of Commerce office in what appears to be a murder-suicide.
A statement from the Faribault Police Department says a citizen reported the deaths at 12:15 p.m. Friday. Officers arrive to find the bodies behind the front desk, and saw a gun.
The statement says no other Chamber employees were present or injured. It says initial findings indicate no risk to the general public, and further information will be released as it becomes available.
Names of the dead are being withheld until relatives can be notified.The Rice County sheriff's office and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are assisting in the investigation.
Faribault is about 50 miles south of Minneapolis in southern Minnesota.