Police suspect murder-suicide in Rosemount couple’s death
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Rosemount police have identified two people found dead shortly before 6 p.m. Monday evening.
Steven Lee Vasey Jr., 32, and Melissa Vasey, 31, were found dead in their Rosemount apartment by Rosemount police. Police checked on the couple at the request of a family member.
Police Chief Eric Werner said he believes the two died as result of a murder-suicide. Results from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office indicate that Steven Vasey suffered multiple gunshot wounds and Melissa suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. There were no indications of a struggle between the couple. The couple did not have children.
Werner said police had not been called to the residence before Monday.