CARTHAGE, Mo. — Police in Carthage, Missouri say a man and woman are dead in an apparent murder-suicide Monday night.

In a news release, Sgt. Nate Moore says the bodies of Suzanna Hobbs, 53, and David Tindell, 54, were found in a house at 820 S. Prospect.

Police were called there Monday night to check on their well-being.

Moore says the investigation to this point indicates Tindell shot and killed Hobbs before turning the gun on himself. 

Investigators say Hobbs and Tindell were boyfriend and girlfriend.