POST FALLS, Idaho Two people are dead and one man is in police custody as officers investigate a murder. Officers, responding to a welfare check on Tuesday, found the suspect's wife and child dead inside the home.

Police responded to a welfare check Tuesday near the intersection of 15th and Spokane Street. A family friend reported that the man showed up at her house and admitted to strangling his wife and daughter. The friend called police as the suspect was driving away from her home.

Officers stopped the suspect s vehicle near Spokane Street and Poleline, where they detained the suspect. Investigators then went the suspect s apartment where they found two bodies inside the home.

Post Falls Police are investigating.

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