On Monday March 13, 2017 Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Cummings Road west of Caledonia Road for a welfare check on two subjects who were reported to be deceased.
Upon arrival Deputies located two subjects inside a residence, one male and one female, both in their middle 40s, deceased. It appeared that both subjects died from injuries sustained from a gunshot wound. It was later determined that the individuals were husband and wife.
Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives responded to the scene as well as Illinois State Police Crime Scene Technicians. The preliminary investigation indicates the deaths are the result of a murder, suicide, resulting from a domestic violence incident.
The investigation is ongoing and the names of the deceased are not being released at this time by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. There is no danger to the community as a result of this incident.