2 dead in murder-suicide; names released
UPDATE 8/29/23 @ 4:35 p.m.
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The names of two people who died in a shooting in Chapmanville were released Tuesday by West Virginia State Police.
Trooper said Howard Bryant and Malinda Bryant died in the incident. Investigators say Howard Bryant shot Malinda Bryant before turning the gun on himself.
Their bodies were found around 6 p.m. Monday in a home along Pierre Street in Chapmanville.
Troopers said the couple was married and had no history of abuse issues with law enforcement. They were parents and grandparents.
ORIGINAL STORY 8/28/23
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) — Troopers are investigating after an apparent shooting claimed two people’s lives in Chapmanville, West Virginia State Police said Monday.
The bodies of a man and woman were found at a home along Pierre Street. The discovery was made around 6 p.m. Monday.
Investigators say there’s no threat to the public, referring to the shooting as “an isolated incident.”
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