Women wanted for murder in Idaho commit suicide in Ariz.

Women wanted for murder in Idaho commit suicide in Ariz.

Credit: Nat'l. Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Tina Loesch, left, and Skye Hanson.

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by By NWCN.com and KREM.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 1:44 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 28 at 10:17 AM

TUCSON, Ariz. - Authorities in Arizona have confirmed they've found the bodies of Tina Loesch and Skye Hanson, wanted for the murder of Loesch's mother in Post Falls, Idaho in 1998.

The medical examiner's office ruled the incident as a homicide/suicide; however, based on evidence found at the scene, detectives have ruled the incident as being a suicide pact.

The two women were featured on "America's Most Wanted" on Saturday night, and the Tucson Citizen reportst that they were found in a white Dodge Durango in the Tucson Mountains that same night.

Loesch, 37, and Hanson, 44, were wanted in the killing of Loesch's mother, Barbara Loesch, in 1998.

According to law enforcement with the Post Falls Police Department, the two women fled the state in 2000.

The paper says the two women, who had met in prison, conspired to electrocute Barbara Loesch in a hot tub.

Authorities are looking for Loesch's 18-year-old son, Kristopher Loesch, who was last seen with the women in Spokane in 2000 and may now be in the Tucson area. The National center for Missing and Exploited Children has issued an alert to all law enforcement agencies to look for him.

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