OSBI investigating murder-suicide in Johnston County

By: News 12 Staff Email
By: News 12 Staff Email

JOHNSTON COUNTY, OK -- State and local authorities are investigating a murder suicide in Johnston County.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation tells us two people, a woman and a teenaged boy, were found dead from gunshot wounds yesterday afternoon in separate homes in the 11,000 block of Highway 48 South near Coleman.

Neighbors found the woman dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head in one home, then deputies found 14-year-old Ross Whitmire in a nearby home, also dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Both are awaiting autopsy. The woman's identity is not being released at this time.

We'll have more on this tonight on News 12.

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