WICHITA —The death of a man and woman at a house on South Edwards Friday night in Wichita may be a murder-suicide, police said today.
Authorities are awaiting toxicology results on the death of Poppilyn Delano, 36, at the house at 708 S. Edwards that she shared with 57-year-old Michael Pierce, Lt. Ken Landwehr said.
Police found the couple dead in the house at about 6 p.m. Friday after being sent to check on the welfare of Pierce. Delano had suffered stab wounds, while Pierce died from a gunshot wound to the head.
The couple had a history of domestic violence, Landwehr said.
If Delano's death is confirmed as a homicide, it would be the second in Wichita this year.