Wednesday, August 6, 2014
"RAPID CITY, SD — The two people found dead in Rapid City on Saturday night have been identified as Anthony Hutchinson, 57, and Jean Wessel, 54. Both were Rapid City residents.
"Authorities have ruled it as a murder/suicide and noted Monday that the two were in a relationship at the time of their deaths.
"From what officials have determined through their investigation so far they indicated Monday that Wessel shot Hutchinson, then shot herself.
"It all began shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Saturday when a neighbor called the Rapid City Police Department to respond to a disturbance at a home on 925 Fillmore Street.
"`When police arrived, they found Hutchinson and Wessel dead inside the residence,` said Tarah Heupel with the RCPD. `Preliminary autopsy results indicate the cause of death for both Hutchinson and Wessel to be gunshot wounds. Full autopsy results, including toxicology, will take several weeks.`"