Thursday, April 26, 2012
"ROCKY MOUNT, NC — A man and woman are dead this afternoon following an apparent murder-suicide at an area restaurant.
"It happened at 11:31 a.m. at the Westridge Grill on Sunset Avenue.
"Police say 41-year-old Cynthia Joyner, an employee of the eatery, died of gunshot wounds at the scene. They also found the body of 37-year-old Carlos Whitaker in a wooded area behind the restaurant.
"Rocky Mount Police say their deaths are being investigated as a domestic violence situation. Both bodies will be transported to the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville so the medical examiner’s office can determine the cause of death."