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Murder Suicide in Shoreview

A Shoreview woman, 53, was killed after being repeatedly stabbed by her son, 22, who then killed himself with a knife according to the Pioneer Press. The woman was Susan Marie Wolter who was killed in her home and her son was Paul Wayne Wolter.

According to Ramsey County Undersheriff, George Altendorfer, “"The son was wrestling with mental health issues, but we don't think any of the family members envisioned this." (Quote courtesy of the Pioneer Press)

Paul lived with his parents in a condo in Shoreview, according to the Star Tribune. His father, Wayne Wolter, was out of town on vacation at the time of the incident.

Neighbors of the Wolter’s are shocked by the violent deaths. According to Elaine Malat, a neighbor, “"It's very shocking and sad. So sad. They're such nice people." (Quote courtesy of the Star Tribune)