Names released after Cape Girardeau County, MO homicide/suicide

Murder-homicide in Cape Girardeau Co.

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The deaths of a man and a woman at a home in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri were ruled a homicide/suicide on Sunday, Jan. 27.

Law enforcement have released the names of the deceased.

Lana A. Durham, 56, of Cape Girardeau and Joseph A. Job, 66, of Cape Girardeau were found deceased. Durham was found in a car and Job a short distance away, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sherriff’s deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Cape Giradeau Police Department all responded to the 5700 block of County Road 203 were the bodies were found.

An investigation showed that the couple were in an estranged relationship.

Evidence showed Job shot Durham and then turned the gun on himself.

Officers were initially dispatched to the area for a believed vehicle crash.

Autopsies were performed on Sunday, January 27.

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