Monday, August 25, 2014
"LUMBERTON, NC — The death of a local pastor and his wife earlier this week appears to have been a murder/suicide.
"According to a statement released by the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon, 68-year-old Bill Scott shot Charlotte Scott, 64, before turning a handgun on himself. The statement said no further information was available and that the investigation is ongoing.
"The two were found on the patio of their Old Whiteville Road home by their 16-year-old granddaughter at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
"According to multiple sources, Bill Scott walked up to his wife of about five years from behind and shot her in the back of the head and then in the temple with a .22-caliber gun. He then shot himself in the right temple."
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