JOPLIN, Mo. — Preliminary autopsy results are released in the wake of a Joplin double death investigation.

Results indicate both 24-year-old Savannah Bell and 44-year-old Jason Shofler died of gunshot wounds.

Detectives with the Joplin Police Department are actively investigating this incident. JPD was called to the home on E. Broadway last week, discovering the bodies of the two Joplin residents just after nine in the morning

JOPLIN, Mo. — Two people found dead Wednesday in east Joplin have been identified.

Just after 9 AM, Joplin Police received a request for a well-being check at a residence located at 1403 E. Broadway St. When they arrived, police say they forced entry into the home and found the bodies of Savannah Bell, 24, of Joplin, and Jason Shofler, 44, also from Joplin.

Autopsies for both Bell and Shofler are scheduled for Thursday, March 23rd.

JPD adds there appears to be no threat to the public at this time. Police ask you to contact them if you have information about the case at 417-623-3131.