By VINCE LUECKE
GATCHEL – State police said two people found dead inside a rural Perry County home Monday evening were victims of a murder-suicide.
According to Indiana State Police, Franklin Anthony Kirk, 47, shot and killed his 64-year-old mother, Elaine S. Kirk, at their residence at 13340 Mason Drive.
Franklin Kirk then took his own life.
A handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.