Autopsy results released in Burwell homicide-suicide

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Updated: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:32:13 CST

Autopsy results released today show that a Burwell father shot his two year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself. Investigators say that Aimee Melling was killed by her father, 31 year-old Christopher Melling.

The two bodies were discovered January 7th, when police entered the family home in Burwell after neighbors' expressed concerns. The deaths have been rule a homicide and a suicide, respectively.

Although the investigation has officially ended, anyone with further information about the case is asked to contact Burwell Police or the Nebraska State Patrol.