Thursday, January 13, 2011
"ALLIANCE, NE — The Alliance Police Department is investigating what appears to be a murder/suicide. A press release from Alliance Chief of Police John Kiss states that on January 12, 2011 at approximately 4:30 P.M., officers from the Alliance Police Department were dispatched to 1817 Nebrado, Alliance, Nebraska. It had been reported that residents of that address had failed to show up to work and their co-workers were concerned about their welfare.
"When officers arrived at the address it was discovered that both residents identified as Paul Pursley, age 43, and his wife, Lisa Pursley, age 22, were deceased. While autopsy results are pending, the investigation is continuing.
"The Alliance Police Department in conjunction with the Box Butte County Attorney’s Office is investigating these deaths."