The Owyhee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible murder-suicide after a 31-year old mother and her 16-month old daughter were found dead in a car.  Desiree Vistercil and her daughter were found in a 2005 Ford Focus on Tuesday after the sheriff's office reports received word of a suspicious vehicle.

The coroner determined that Vistercil's death was due to a single gun shot to her head while daughter is reported to have drowned after she was found face down in a bucket containing roughly 3 gallons of water.  Investigators at this point believe this is a case of a homicide and a suicide.

While the investigation is currently ongoing the sheriff's department is offering their deepest condolences to the families involved in this case.

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