Longview News-Journal —
Marion County authorities on Monday identified a man and woman found dead inside a burned home near Lake O’ the Pines last week.
Both were shot to death before the fire, said Marion County Sheriff David McKnight.
A preliminary autopsy report identified the bodies of Willard Landry, 66, and his mother, Vivian Dome, 85.
The cause of their deaths was tentatively ruled homicide, McKnight said.
There was no evidence of smoke in the victims’ lungs, the sheriff said, indicating they died before the house burned.
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