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Washington County, TN Deputies investigating double shooting

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:24:08 AM CST
Updated On: Aug 18 2013 10:25:25 AM CDT
Washington County, TN Murder Suicide

Washington County, TN Deputies processed the scene Friday.

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. -

The Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff's Office has identified a Jonesboro couple involved in an apparent murder-suicide.

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said the bodies of James and Amy Dennis were found in their house Friday afternoon.

Graybeal said it appears that James Dennis shot his wife, and then himself on Wednesday. When Amy Dennis did not show up for work, her co-workers called for help, according to Sheriff Ed Graybeal. 

Both bodies have been taken to the ETSU Quillen College of Medicine for autopsy.