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Double Murder Investigation Underway in Juneau


November 16, 2015
Monday AM

(SitNews) Juneau, Alaska - Shortly after noon on Sunday, the Juneau Police Department received a 911 call from a residence located in the 2700 block of Roger Street. The male caller reported finding two deceased people inside the residence. Juneau Police Officers and Capital City Fire Rescue personnel responded to the residence and two people, a male and a female, were pronounced deceased by ambulance personnel.

The preliminary invesigation identified the two deceased as Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire, a 34-year-old Juneau resident, and 36-year-old Juneau resident Robert H. Meireis. The investigation revealed that both Tonsmeire and Meireis were shot and the case is being investigated as a double murder.

Next of kin for both Tonsmeire and Meireis have been notified.

According to a Juneau Police Department news release, no suspect, or suspects, have been identified.

Police are asking that anyone with information about this case to contact the Juneau Police Department, Lt David Campbell, immediately. (Contact information)

The investigation is continuing.


Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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