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Culver Shootings found to be Murder / Suicide

December 4, 2012

12/05/12 On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at approx. 10:41 p.m. a call was placed to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center requesting Culver Police and Culver EMS respond to the address of 419 West Madison Street, Culver, in regards to two male subjects found unresponsive for an unknown situation.

Upon the arrival of Culver Police Officers on the scene, it was discovered that two male subjects were found deceased inside the residence with what was initially suspected as gunshot wounds. The residence was secured inside and outside by the Culver Police Department with the assistance of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.

The deceased persons identified at the scene were 44yr old Michael Price of Culver, and 16yr old Stephen Suthard of Culver.

Investigation at the scene, as well as autopsies conducted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 have determined that 16yr old Stephen Suthard died of multiple gunshot wounds as a result of actions by Michael Price, who then took his own life and died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Anyone having information relating to this case is urged to Contact the Culver Police Department at 574-842-2525 or 574-842-3613.

The Culver Police Department was assisted by the Culver EMS, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police and Marshall County Coroner.