Police identify two people found dead in Colorado Springs home

Two people were found dead in this Colorado Springs home Wednesday. / Mike Duran - FOX21 News
Two people were found dead in this Colorado Springs home Wednesday. / Mike Duran - FOX21 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The two people found in a Colorado Springs home Wednesday died in a murder-suicide, according to police.

The victims have been identified as 56-year-old Karen Canfield and 64-year-old Lenwood Shaal, both of Colorado Springs. Police said they both died of gunshot wounds.

The victims were found dead in a home on Bates Drive around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Canfield’s death is the 17th homicide in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, there were 14 homicides.

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