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Bodies found near Litchfield ID'd as teenagers who died of gunshot wounds

LITCHFIELD -- The Meeker County Sheriff's Office has identified the two bodies found at a Harvey Township residence Monday. Sheriff Brian Cruze said in a news release that David Lee Cunningham, 17, and Jessica Kay Cunningham, 15, died as a result...

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A police vehicle is pictured Tuesday outside a home on the 56900 block of 340th Street in Harvey Township. Two bodies were discovered in the home the previous night. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)

LITCHFIELD -- The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two bodies found at a Harvey Township residence Monday.


Sheriff Brian Cruze said in a news release that David Lee Cunningham, 17, and Jessica Kay Cunningham, 15, died as a result of gunshot wounds.


Both lived in the residence on the 56900 block of 340th Street, where they were found deceased around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

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The news release said David Cunningham was a student at Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School. No other information was provided about Jessica Cunningham.


The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is ongoing, and that there is no known threat to public safety.

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