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Kennewick death investigation update

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We have an update on the Kennewick Police death investigation we first brought you Friday night.  Police say they responded to a reported "suicide attempt" at 2515 #C West Grand Ronde Avenue on Friday just before 5pm.  They found 28-year-old Jason Mertz and 56-year-old Ruth Mertz both with gunshot wounds.  Jason Mertz was dead when Police arrived. Ruth was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center where she later died.  Detectives are now investigating.  An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.