Police: Mother kills adult son, then herself in Bismarck

August 24, 2022 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows a mother from Tennessee fatally shot her adult son at his residence in Bismarck before taking her own life, police said Wednesday.

According to Bismarck Police Lt. Luke Gardiner, officers went to the residence about 3 p.m. Tuesday after police received a number of calls from relatives that day asking them to check the welfare of the mother and son.

Officers entered the residence and found the bodies of 45-year-old Michelle Myers of Chattanooga, Tennessee and her 25-year-old son, Dylan Myers.

Police are investigating what may have triggered the murder-suicide.

Autopsies have been ordered.