Coal Co. Murder Investigation

09-11-06 - Authorities in Coal County say they are wrapping up a murder-suicide investigation.

The sheriff says 27-year-old Robert Lee Grigg of Bromide shot 33-year-old Michael Hearrell in a cabin near the community of Olney Friday night. Authorities say Grigg then kidnapped a woman and her baby and forced them into a car and drove towards Lehigh. The woman was able to escape and she and her baby are fine.

Grigg was found in a remote area west of Coalgate the next morning. Authorities say he shot and killed himself.