Couple in suspected murder-suicide identified

KINGMAN - The Mohave County Sheriff's Office has released the identities of a couple believed to have died in a homicide/suicide on Tuesday evening.

The deceased are John Arthur Sorensen, 77, and Kelly Rhae Orsolini, 57, both of Kingman.

The autopsy results revealed that Sorensen died of a gunshot wound to his head and Orsolini died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Deputies arrived at the residence in the 2300 block of East Northfield Avenue on Tuesday evening to find Orsolini deceased and Sorensen barely breathing. Sorensen was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center and died later that night.

There is no evidence at this time suggesting that anyone else was involved in the shooting. Sorensen was holding a gun when deputies entered the residence.