Three deaths at northern Minnesota resort ruled a murder-suicide

BREEZY POINT, Minn. (AP)–The deaths of three people at a northern Minnesota resort were a murder-suicide, authorities said Thursday.

Investigators concluded that Michael Toner, 59, of Maple Grove, shot his partner, Melanie Jansen, 54, of Maple Grove, and her daughter, Hannah Parmenter, 29, of Elk River, before shooting himself in the head, Crow Wing County Attorney Donald Ryan said in a statement.

The news release gave no details on a possible motive.

The bodies were discovered around 8:50 p.m. Tuesday at Whitebirch Resort in the city of Breezy Point, a timeshare resort managed by the nearby Breezy Point Resort, a popular vacation destination about 140 miles east of Fargo.