Suspected Murder/Suicide In Virginia, MN

Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 8:32 am

Police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide in the town of Virginia, Minn.

According to police, officers responded to a call for help around 8 p.m. Saturday night. The 911 dispatcher told police a woman was screaming for help.

Another call came in moments later telling police that a man had just shot his wife.

Officers arrived on scene and discovered that both 51-year-old Kimberly Grew and her estranged husband, 54-year-old Brian Grew, were dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Both are from Virginia.

Witnesses told police that Brian Grew shot and killed Kimberly Grew, and then shot himself.

An autopsy will be performed on Monday to determine the cause of death.

The Virginia Police Department was assisted by the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol.

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