Friday, August 22, 2014
"VERONA, VA — On Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2241 HRS, the Augusta County Sheriff's Office responded to a single family home in the 100 Block of Oak Crest Drive in Verona, for a report that two individuals had been discovered in the home deceased. Responding Deputies arrived at the scene and discovered the bodies of a 56-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman, both were found in the master bedroom of the residence and both had died from gunshot wounds.
"A weapon was recovered at the scene. Investigators responded to the scene and processed the scene overnight. Preliminary on scene investigation point towards a murder suicide and the investigation is ongoing.
"The male and female victims were transported to the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner in Roanoke for autopsies, and preliminary autopsy results are pending as is notification of the victim's next of kin."