(Monroe County, IA) -- The names in a Monroe County murder-suicide are being released. Authorities say 33-year-old Betty Werner died of multiple gunshot wounds. Her body was found over the weekend after the Monroe County Sheriff's Office got a tip from Ankeny Police. Police information about a potential homicide in Monroe County, which led to the discovery of Werner's body, covered with bedding and debris off 505th Street, Lovilla.
Officers then found Werner's husband, armed and holed up in his house in Lovilla. Forty-one-year-old Nathan Werner refused to negotiate with officers for several hours. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Investigators say Nathan Werner was identified as the sole person responsible for his wife's death.