Brothers Killed in Murder-Suicide in Plainville: Police - NBC Connecticut

Brothers Killed in Murder-Suicide in Plainville: Police

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    Police have determined that the suspicious deaths of two brothers in Plainville over the weekend was the result of a murder-suicide.

    Officers were called to Robertson Airport in Plainville around 9:37 a.m. on Saturday after getting a report of two bodies inside of a vehicle.

    Police said they identified the bodies as 66-year-old Byron Anderson and 68-year-old Nils Anderson, both of Plainville.

    According to officers, the deaths were suspicious and police began a criminal investigation immediately.

    Connecticut State Police Central District Major Crime Squad assisted with the investigation and processed the crime scene and the Chief Medical Examiner's Office conducted autopsies on both men.

    Investigators believe the deaths stemmed from a murder-suicide where the older brother, Nils, shot and killed Byron with a gun before using the same gun to kill himself.

    Police do not believe anyone else was involved in the incident.

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