Authorities identify victim, suspect in murder-suicide

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Rapid City Police have released the names of those involved in an apparent murder–suicide over the weekend.

Officers responded to 925 Fillmore Street around 9:30 p.m. Saturday after a neighbor called 911 to report a disturbance.

Police have identified the suspect as 54–year–old Jean Wessel and the victim as 57–year–old Anthony Hutchinson. Investigators believe Wessel shot Hutchinson and then shot herself.

The police department says the two were in a relationship at the time of their deaths. Full autopsy results, including toxicology testing, will take several weeks.