After autopsies were done Thursday afternoon, Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue said a couple whose bodies were found Tuesday in their Hoback home both died of gunshot wounds.

Heinrich “Heinz” Johann Karl Munz, 69, died by suicide, and Barbel “Babs” Munz, 64, died by homicide, Blue said.

The deaths occurred around 10 p.m. Monday.

A home health care worker went to the couple’s home Tuesday for a scheduled appointment, but no one answered the door. She returned Wednesday around midday, heard voices and went in.

The voices turned out to be the TV. She saw one victim, then left and called 911.

Contact Jennifer Dorsey at or 732-5908.

Jennifer Dorsey is chief copy editor and Business section coordinator. She worked in Washington, D.C., and Chicago before moving to the Tetons.

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