- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - The Benton County coroner has determined that 12-year-old Ethan Austin killed his 16-year-old sister and then killed himself.

Coroner John Hansens said Friday the bodies of the two Kennewick children were found at their home on June 9. He says there is no evidence to indicate anyone else was involved in the case.

The coroner says Kaitlin Austin died of multiple gunshot wounds to the head and torso. Ethan Austin died of one gunshot wound to the head.

Hansens says no motive has been identified.

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