WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police are investigating a murder-suicide in south Wichita. It happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of W. Mt. Vernon.
When police arrived at the home, they found it locked, and officers had to force their way inside. They found 46-year-old Tuyen Nguyen and 71-year-old Bay Le, both of Wichita. Le was pronounced dead on the scene. Nguyen was transported to the hospital and later died.
“At this time, by all appearances, that we can tell, it appears to be a tragic turn of events, which happens to be a murder-suicide,” said Lt. Lenny Rose, Wichita Police Department.
Police say they received a 911 call from out of state reporting that the woman had been shot by her husband.
The officer said there is help available to those who need it.
“There are shelters for everybody, male and female alike, so we can get you the help. We just need to know. There are plenty of resources around here,” Rose added.
If you or someone you know is in immediate need of help, contact the Kansas Crisis Hotline at 1-888-363-2287. This is a toll-free, 24-hour confidential hotline.