Two teens dead in suspected murder-suicide in Marion

Posted: 7:52 AM, Feb 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-05 03:45:51-05

MARION, Ind. -- Police are investigating the deaths of two teens as a murder-suicide in Marion. 

Officers were called to the home in the 400 block of East Lincoln Street around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. 

13-year-old Alainee M. Byer of Jonesboro, Ind. and 17-year-old Corbin T. Page, of Gas City, Indiana, were found dead in the home. 

According to the Marion Police Department, Byer was spending the night at her father's home. Her father was at work at the time of the incident. 

Investigators say they believe the incident was "due to the termination of the relationship between Byer and Page."

Investigators did collect a handgun at the scene. 

Both Byer and Page attended school with the Mississinewa Community Corporation. Byer was a student at Baskett Middle School and Page was a student at Mississinewa High School. 

The Mississinewa School Corporation issued a statement regarding their deaths Sunday afternoon. 

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