Saturday, November 22, 2014

Couple Had "Unspecified Domestic Issues"

"AIKEN, SC — An Aiken man shot and killed his wife before killing himself early Saturday, according to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office.

"Officers from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and New Ellenton Police Department responded to a home on 611 Ashbury Drive in the Cedar Creek subdivision about 1:30 a.m., according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. They found 44-year-old Teresa Tomac and her husband, 62-year-old James Tomac dead.

“`There appears to be a recent history of unspecified domestic issues,` Carlton said in a statement. `Again, preliminary indications are that Mr. Tomac shot his wife and then killed himself.`

"Carlton said the Tomacs were both employed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Autopsies are scheduled for Monday in Newberry."

From the Aiken Standard...

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