UPDATE: Identities released in Waconia Township deaths

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call of a suspicious incident in Waconia Township.

Carver County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene and found a deceased adult male and female in a residence. The two adults found deceased have been identified as Kenneth and Beverley Gongoll. Both died as a result of a gunshot wounds.

The preliminary information obtained during the investigation indicates Kenneth first shot and killed Beverly before turning the firearm on himself and taking his own life. The matter remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said that no suspects are being sought in this case and there is no reason to believe the community is in any danger.

Anyone with information related to this incident or any crime is asked to contact the Carver County Sheriff’s Office at (952) 361-1212 (after hours — call 952-361-1231).

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