Two found dead in a Manlius residence Monday morning identified, cause of death determined as gunshot wounds

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The victims have been identified as of Tuesday afternoon, 4/27


(UPDATE) — Manlius Police released more information about the two people found dead on Monday, April 26.

They say the family of Leah McIrwin responded to the town police department to report their daughter missing on Monday.

Upon arrival, officers discovered both her and her boyfriend, Oscar Sullivan, deceased.

Both died as a result of apparent gunshot wounds and a firearm was recovered from the scene, according to officials.

At this time the details of the shooting and timeline of events leading up to their deaths are being investigated.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled Leah McIrwin’s death as a homicide and has not yet determined the manner of death of Oscar Sullivan.

Based on all available information, they say the deaths occurred sometime on Sunday, April 25.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Manlius Police found two people dead in a home on Monday after a missing persons complaint.

At around 8:00 a.m., a concerned woman called police when she received a call that her daughter did not show up to work.

Officers then responded to the Manlius Academy Apartments where they found a man and a woman deceased.

Tuesday, police have identified the victims as 23-year-old Leah B. McIrwin and 25-year-old Oscar D. Sullivan.

Manlius Police Chief, Michael Crowell, wants to make sure the community knows that there is no current threat or danger to them.

I can tell you that there’s no public safety concern at this time, but we’re still following up on leads and collecting evidence. The medical examiner was called and they’re going to be doing an examination soon. Hopefully following that and following some investigative leads, we’ll be able to figure it out.

Chief Michael Crowell, Manlius Police Department

The Town of Manlius Police Department is being assisted by the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department in the ongoing investigation.

Any helpful information related to this incident may be conveyed to Sergeant K. Hatter at (315) 682-2212 or the TMPD tips line at (315) 682-8673.

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