Double shooting leads to death of man, woman

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THRALL, Texas (KWTX) A man and woman are dead after a double shooting in rural Williamson County Wednesday.

Williamson County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the shooting in the 5400 block of CR 424 in Thrall around 12:30 a.m.

When they arrived, deputies found the woman with a single gunshot wound along with the man with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The man was identified as 48-year-old Richard Lee DeHart, and the woman as 42-year-old Ellen Rachelle DeHart.

Initial reports from WCSO indicate the incident began as a family disturbance that ended in the deaths of the two.

Other family members were in the house at the time but did not witness the incident.

The preliminary investigation indicates the double shooting is a murder-suicide.