LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of an elderly couple.
Sheriff Jeff Lawless says a family member found the man and woman, both in their 80s, dead in their home on County Road 124 in Chesapeake Friday morning.
Lawless says the couple was found in a back room of the residence, both deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.
Lawless tells WSAZ.com the bodies have been sent to the coroner's office to determine if this was a murder-suicide or if it was a double suicide.
The Sheriff says a note was found at the home.
Lawless tells WSAZ.com the couple had spoken to family members yesterday.
Their names have not been released.
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