Two people are dead and two others hospitalized after an apparent murder/suicide Saturday night in Ripley County at a home off of County Road 32. Sheriff Ron Barnett and the Missouri Highway Patrol reported 23-year-old Colton Turner shot and killed one person stabbed two more before killing himself. Barnett says Turner's girlfriend was leaving him and her family was helping her in retrieving her things when Turner reportedly killed his girlfriend's father, Dean McColley, Sr. and allegedly stabbed the girlfriend's brother, Dean McColley, Jr., 9 times. He then allegedly stabbed the Sherry McColley, the mother, in the back one time. McColley, Jr. was listed in serious condition. No word on the condition of the Mom. The incident is still under investigation.
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