3 in Wyoming Family Found Dead

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Police say a Cheyenne couple and their 2-year-old son are dead in an apparent homicide-suicide.

Authorities say 28-year-old Kelly J. Hofer, 31-year-old Joy M. Hofer and their son Gunnar were found dead in their home Saturday by officers who were asked to check on their welfare.

Police say they believe Joy Hofer shot and killed her husband and then killed herself. Each had a single gunshot wound in the head.

Investigators say Gunnar Hofer had no visible signs of trauma and his cause of death hasn't been determined.

The victims were found in a bed in the master bedroom on the second floor. Detectives say they believe they died Friday

Autopsies were being performed.



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