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PLAINVILLE, CT (WFSB) - Plainville Police said they have identified two brothers who were found dead at Robertson Airport Saturday morning.

Nils Anderson, 68, and Byron Anderson, 66, of 60 Franklin Avenue in Plainville, were found dead inside a car.

At first, police said the deaths were being labeled as suspicious.

On Wednesday, police said they are now calling it a murder-suicide.

“Our initial investigation indicates that this was a murder suicide where the older brother, Nils Anderson shot and killed Byron Anderson with a handgun before using that same handgun on himself," said Plainville Police Lt. Nicholas Mullins.

The state police Central District Major Crimes Squad was called in to help out with the investigation and the state medical examiner later did the autopsy.

Police said they have no reason to believe anyone else was involved in the incident.

“It’s a tragedy for the family, and I mean obviously with any incident like this we are going to do a thorough investigation," Mullins said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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