Green Bay police rule deaths murder-suicide

Green Bay police investigate suspicious deaths at an apartment building in the 500 block of Fisk St., Jan. 21, 2014.
Green Bay police investigate suspicious deaths at an apartment building in the 500 block of Fisk St., Jan. 21, 2014.

GREEN BAY – The deaths of a Green Bay mother and son are being ruled a murder-suicide, according to police.

Autopsy results were released Thursday for April Veraghen, 33, and her 9-year-old son Damien.

Brown County’s medical examiner says the boy was intentionally suffocated.

April Veraghen died from a combination of prescription drugs and suffocation. The medical examiner calls it a suicide.

Both were found dead Tuesday in an apartment on S. Fisk St. on Green Bay’s west side.

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