UPDATE: The couple has been identified.
Joplin police found 2 dead adults in their home on Monday a few blocks from Cunningham park.
The Joplin police offered this press release:
On October 31, 2022, at approximately 9:16 PM the Joplin Police Department Emergency Communications Center received a call of two individuals who were unresponsive at 2216 S. Annie Baxter Ave. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male and adult female deceased inside the residence.
Detectives with the Joplin Police Department are actively working the investigation. No arrests have been made at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Joplin Police Department. Further details will be released as they become available.