Couple identified in Rutherford County Murder-Suicide
The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office has identified two victims in connection to a murder-suicide.
In a press release issued this morning, deputies identified the deceased as Robert and Janie Stone of 479 Weeks Road.
At 5:07pm Friday, deputies were dispatched to that address in reference to shots being fired.
Janie and a friend had gone out earlier in the day on Friday to celebrate Janie’s birthday, according to the release.
Police say at some point in the evening Robert and Janie became involved in a domestic dispute and Robert shot Janie then turned the gun on himself.
Investigators did say alcohol was involved in the incident.