Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Ashland, KY: Ashland Couple Dead from Apparent Murder-Suicide

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- An Ashland couple are dead following an apparent murder-suicide.

According to a release from the Burnside Police Department, officers responded to a possible shooting incident at 100 Stone Crest Drive, Apt. #2 about 11 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers got to the apartment, they found two people inside that had been shot. According to the release, Robyn Slone, 37, and Mark Willis, 31, both of Ashland, Ky., were found dead.

Both bodies were sent to the Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

According to the release, the medical examiner ruled their deaths to be a murder-suicide. Slone's death has been ruled murder and Willis' death has been ruled suicide. Both died from fatal gun shots.

No word on the reasoning behind the shooting.

Additional testing will be done in the next few days.

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