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Coroner releases names of Billings man and woman killed in murder-suicide

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 16:34:10-04

BILLINGS - The Yellowstone County Coroner's Office on Wednesday released the names of a Billings man and woman who police said died from a murder-suicide.

Kira Kristie Ostman and Andrew E. Clonce, both 34 of Billings, were found dead inside a West End home on Sunday.

Billings police previously said the deaths were being investigated as a murder-suicide, and it appeared Clonce died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The coroner's office said both died of a single gunshot wound.

Investigators have not released any further information, including the relationship between Ostman and Clonce.

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