HOWELL COUNTY, Mo. -

A husband and wife from rural Howell County are dead after an incident that authorities are investigating as a possible murder-suicide.

The Howell County Sheriff's Office says that Dwayne and Star Arnett were found dead in a home at 75 County Road 1130 near Willow Springs on Friday. In a news release, the sheriff's office said deputies were dispatched to the scene and arrived at roughly 4:40 p.m. for a reported fire in a trailer home and in vehicles on the property.

Deputies met with firefighters from Willow Springs and the 11 Point Rural Fire Association who told them there were two bodies inside the home, and that the trailer home, several outbuildings and vehicles had been set on fire.

Deputies then went inside the home and found Star Arnett lying on the floor. Arnett appeared to have suffered a blunt force trauma wound to the head, according to the news release.

Authorities also found Dwayne Arnett inside the home, having died from a gunshot wound.

The incident is still under investigation, according to the sheriff's office.