Friday, May 18, 2012
"CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO — Numerous residents of Cape Girardeau's Landgraf Drive awoke early Friday morning to the sound of gunshots when an apparent murder-suicide left two men dead.
"Several units from the Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to a residence at 1129 Landgraf Drive shortly after 3 a.m. Friday and found the two men lying in the driveway of the home, both dead from gunshot wounds.
"A pistol was visible below the right arm of one of the men, and shell casings were scattered about the driveway.
"Several neighbors said they heard between five and nine gunshots. Some who were awake at the time also said they heard voices a few minutes before the shots.
"Police searched a silver Toyota sedan with out-of-state plates parked near the men's bodies.
"Lt. John Davis of the Cape Girardeau Police Department said police believe the men's deaths were the result of a murder-suicide."
From the Southeast Missourian...