Authorities investigating murder-suicide in Tatum
POSTED: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:02am
UPDATED: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 9:10am
(KETK) — The Tatum Police Department is investigating an alleged murder-suicide that took place over the weekend.
According to a release put out by the department, on Saturday at 7:45 p.m., possible gun shots at a local home were reported. Tatum officers and Rusk County deputies responded to the scene and found a man and woman dead. The man was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The Tatum Police Department, Rusk County’s Criminal Investigation Division, Rusk County District Attorney’s and the Texas Rangers are investigating the case. Honorable J.P. 4 Judge Darlene Childress ordered an autopsy to be done.