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Murder-suicide investigation underway in Louisa County

Posted at 4:40 PM, Feb 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-07 17:20:29-05

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. — The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide at a home on Wild Turkey Drive.

Investigators said the male and female bodies with a gun shot wound, was discovered by a family member around 8 a.m. Sunday. The Sheriff’s Office confirms the man and woman, in their 40s, were husband and wife.

The name of the couple has not been released at this time. The Sheriff’s Office said their ID’s will be released Monday.

Their bodies have been taken to the Richmond Medical Examiner’s Office for an official cause of death.

This story is developing.