Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Murder - Suicide Investigation

Murder - Suicide Investigation
   Boise, August 8 - 5:22 p.m. - Boise Police are investigating the deaths of two adults, a male and female, found inside a home this afternoon on the 2800 blk. of Sunrise Rim (near Vista & I-84).
   Detectives say it appears the deaths are the result of a murder - suicide. The Ada County Coroner, working with detectives on scene confirms that it appears both people died of a gunshot wound to the head. At this time, detectives say it appears a husband shot and killed his wife then turned the gun on himself. Officers have recovered a firearm they believe was used in the crime at the scene.
   The time the crime occurred is still under investigation.
   Officers were called to the home shortly before 3:00 this afternoon when a family member called police dispatch concerned someone was hurt inside the home.
   Officers have learned the couple has extended family members in the Boise area. Their thoughts go out to the family tonight.
   According to the Ada County Coroner, the two people found dead have been identified as:
Kent A. Moehlmann, 65
Donna Jean Moehlmann, 65.