Murder-Suicide Suspected in Death of Couple, 8-Year-old Boy in Lennox

The sheriff says dispatchers got a call from a relative about 10 a.m.

LENNOX, SD — Authorities suspect murder-suicide in the deaths of three family members at a house in Lennox, South Dakota, south of Sioux Falls.

The Lincoln County Sheriff said a man, a woman and an 8-year-old boy were found in the house this morning.

The sheriff said dispatchers got a call from a relative about 10 a.m.

He said the public is not in danger and the crime scene is contained to the house.

A handgun was found at the scene and at least six shots were fired.

Schools in Lennox were locked down briefly after the shooting.

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