Death of Two Cape Girardeau Residents Murder Suicide

Police say a Cape Girardeau man shot and killed a woman before taking his own life. The gunman was identified as 66 year-old Joseph A. Job. The female victim he shot was identified as 56 year-old Lana A. Durham. Police have determined that the cause of death of both victims was a murder suicide. The murder happened on Saturday at the 5700 block of County Road 203. Police were dispatched to the area at 4:30.p.m. When police arrived on the scene they found Durham dead in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. They found Job’s body a short distance away on the property. The death was confirmed a murder suicide on Sunday following an autopsy.

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