Burwell deaths ruled murder-suicide

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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2014 12:00 am

BURWELL, Neb. (AP) — The family members of a Burwell man authorities say killed himself and his daughter have scheduled a memorial service.

The Garfield County attorney has ruled that Christopher Melling, 31, used a shotgun to kill his daughter, Amy Melling, at their home in Burwell. The little girl's body was buried Sunday, which would have been her third birthday.

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