Green Bay mother, son die in murder-suicide

CREATED Jan 23, 2014

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Police say the deaths of a Green Bay mother and son are being ruled a murder-suicide.
   
Thirty-three-year-old April Veraghen and her 9-year-old son, Damien, were found dead Tuesday in an apartment on the city's west side.
   
WLUK-TV reports preliminary autopsy results released Thursday show the boy was intentionally suffocated and his death will be ruled a homicide.
   
Police say they suspect April Veraghen died from a combination of prescription drugs and suffocation. Her death will be ruled a suicide.