Friday, June 6, 2014
"BRISTOL, CT — A young husband and wife were found dead in their home at 73 Henderson Street in Bristol on Wednesday morning in a murder/suicide.
"Authorities said children discovered the bodies of 26-year-old Alexander Ryng and his wife, 27-year-old Kyla Ryng and alerted neighbors.
"The medical examiner determined that Kyla's death a homicide. She had been shot in the head. Alexander's death was ruled a suicide. He also died of a gunshot to the head, according to the medical examiner.
"Kyla Ryng filed for divorce May 30, according to state court records.
"The couple's three children—ages 4 years, 3 years and 20 months—were home at the time and were not injured.
"In 911 calls released on Thursday, Kyla's mother, who lives next door, called police to report the incident around 7:14 a.m. after two of the children came to her house and told her their father was shooting their mother.
"During a news conference late on Wednesday afternoon, Bristol police Chief Thomas Grimaldi said Alexander Ryng legally purchased the weapon used in the shooting.
"According to the U.S. Army National Guard, Ryng was a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard and was based in New London."
From NBC Connecticut...