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Deaths of Pope Co. Couple Determined as Murder, Suicide

POPE COUNTY, Ark. - The deaths of a Pope County couple are being investigated as a murder-suicide, according to the Pope County Sheriff's Office. 

On Tuesday, Pope County Dispatch received a call around 10:14 a.m. from a home near the 1300 block of Shiloh Road. Deputies found two bodies inside the home, who were later identified as Keith Cogswell and Leanna Cogswell. 

Authorities say both individuals were found with apparent gunshot wounds, and the bodies were sent to the State Crime Lab. 

According to the medical examiner, Leanna Cogswell's death was homicide and Keith Cogswell's death was suicide.


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