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Perry County deaths appear to be murder-suicide

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Indiana State Police have released new details in the investigation of two bodies found in a home near Tell City.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office was called to 13340 Mason Drive around 7:30 Monday night following a 911 call.

State Police say Franklin Anthony Kirk, 47, shot and killed his mother, Elaine S. Kirk, 64, at their residence.

Investigators say Franklin then took his own life.

Detective say a handgun was recovered at the scene. 

State Police tell 14 News Perry County deputies at the scene had to shoot a dog inside the home.

We're told Franklin and Elaine were last seen by a neighbor on June 1.

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