KEKAHA, KAUA`I (Ben Caxton) — After a four-hour standoff, two people were found dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Kekaha on Wednesday afternoon. A 53-year-old man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, while the second victim, a 50-year-old female, died of an apparent gunshot wound. Police responded to a call on Elapaio Road from a man who threatened to inflict harm to himself around 2:00 PM. Officers arrived soon after on scene and attempted to make contact with the individual at his home. No response was made after multiple attempts. After establishing a perimeter, KPD’s Special Services Team and Crisis Negotiators arrived at approximately 4:00 PM. Police eventually entered at approximately 6:15 p.m. and found the pair dead. An investigation is ongoing. An autopsy is pending.