- Associated Press - Friday, September 18, 2015

POULSBO, Wash. (AP) - The Kitsap County coroner says a married couple found dead in their mobile home died as a result of homicide and suicide with a firearm.

The Kitsap Sun reports (https://bit.ly/1Ojzo7R ) that the coroner says Benjamin Park’s manner of death was homicide and Marilyn Park’s death was a suicide.

Following the disclosure of the manner of death, Benjamin Park’s father, Scott, said he believed the couple had made a pact. He says his son was a willing participant in the deaths.

Scott Park says the couple had struggled with mental illness as well as financial difficulties.

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Information from: Kitsap Sun, https://www.kitsapsun.com/

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