Names released of husband and wife found dead in Madison home
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Dane County officials have released the names of the husband and wife found dead Sunday inside a Madison home.
The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the pair Tuesday as Fae Niglis and Gregory Niglis, ages 71 and 68, respectively.
Officials’ preliminary autopsy results showed Fae Niglis’ cause of death was homicidal violence, while Gregory Niglis’ death was caused by firearm-related trauma. MPD said in an updated incident report that Gregory Niglis’ death is considered a suicide.
The medical examiner’s office indicated that the autopsies were finished Monday and additional testing is underway.
The Madison Police Department and Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the deaths. MPD said it does not believe anyone else is involved in the incident.
Officers arrived at the home, in the 2800 block of Moland Street, around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday to conduct a welfare check. According to the MPD update, police first found the 71-year-old woman’s body in the living room before discovering the 68-year-old man’s body in the basement.
MPD assured the public that their deaths appear to be isolated and investigators noted there were no signs of forced entry.
The National Suicide Hotline can be dialed at anytime at 988.
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