Husband and Wife Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide after a husband and wife were found dead inside their home in the 11400 block of Argonne Road, outside of Festus on Wednesday morning.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Grant Bissell says deputies were dispatched to the residence after a relative called to say he hadn’t heard from the couple in several days.

According to Bissell, nobody else was hurt in the incident and there are no further suspects in the case.