- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 18, 2015

GRUNDY, Va. (AP) - Police say the fatal shootings of a Buchanan County couple are an apparent murder-suicide.

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that 43-year-old Linda Sue Owens and her husband, 45-year-old Amos Bryant Owens, were found dead in their home in the Russell Prater area on Sunday morning.

The sheriff’s office says investigators determined that Amos Bryant Owens shot his wife and then himself. Police found a gun at the scene that is believed to have been used in the shootings.

The bodies were sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy.

The investigation is continuing.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide