Man, woman found dead in Stafford murder-suicide

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. — A man and woman were found dead Thursday in a murder-suicide in Stafford County.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Brighton Way after a family member reported finding the body of a deceased female inside the home.

Upon arrival, deputies also found the body of a deceased male.

A preliminary investigation revealed both subjects suffered gunshot wounds to their bodies.

The male and female were both described as middle-aged. Their names have not been released, pending notification of next of kin.

The sheriff’s office says they are investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

The investigation is ongoing.

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