NAMES RELEASED: 2 dead in Waterloo "suspicious death" - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

NAMES RELEASED: 2 dead in Waterloo "suspicious death"


WATERLOO (KWWL) --  Waterloo Police have released the names of the victims in what they believe to be a murder-suicide. Police say 46 year old Machelle Lynn Nichols-West and 55 year old Gregory Charles West were found dead in their Waterloo apartment Friday night. 

Police were called to an upstairs apartment in 1100 block of Sycamore Street around 8:45 Friday night.

A witness told KWWL Friday night she saw the woman slumped over in a chair, while the dead man had a double barrel shotgun between his legs and had been shot in the face.

Autopsies have been scheduled with the State Medical Examiner's Office on Sunday.


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