Suicide, attempted murder suspected in Olathe

09/07/2013 10:10 AM

09/07/2013 11:32 AM

Olathe police are investigating an apparent suicide and attempted murder involving two people found inside a wrecked car early Saturday.

Police said they found a dead man and a critically injured woman inside a vehicle that had crashed in the 16200 block of W. 124th Street about 12:05 a.m. Saturday.

The injuries did not appear to be related to the crash, and police said a handgun was found inside the vehicle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was taken to a hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.


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