The details about ‘Minnesota Couple Found Dead, Posts Goodbye Message on Facebook Before They’re Found Dead’ Minnesota officials said the death of a couple whose bodies were found on Tuesday was a murder-suicide.
Minnesota Couple Found Dead, Posts Goodbye Message on Facebook Before They’re Found Dead
Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander said Stacy Stearns, 49, was killed and Steven Stearns, 45, took his own life. Police discovered the deceased couple with two dogs at a Lakeview Township home after receiving an emergency call, according to the Detroit Lakes Tribune.
A family friend told The Forum that the Stearns had cancer — Steven had terminal lung cancer, while Stacy had stomach cancer. One of the couple’s dogs was also in ailing health.
Steven allegedly told the friend about the death pact he had with his wife, though he did not provide a timeline. Steven reportedly also had the friend promise not to reveal their plan.
The pal explained to The Forum that they had an agreement that stated, “We will travel together.” “They asked, “What type of life would it be with chemotherapy in and out of the hospital? It isn’t a life.
A family acquaintance claims that after Saturday, Steven’s health progressively deteriorated. The Stearns said goodbye on Facebook a minute before dialing 911 on Tuesday, according to The Forum. The posting also contained a succinct will.
According to the supposed post, “To our loved ones. We made the decision to depart this life as we knew it. in union and affection. Our loved ones’ suffering is the only thing we regret. Keep in mind the joy and laughter. I adore you. Goodbye.”
According to The Forum, the couple’s clothing and dishes are being donated to a local crisis center.