Autopsy Points To Murder-Suicide In Area Couple’s Deaths

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WEST (September 5, 2014) Preliminary autopsy results released Friday point toward murder-suicide in the shooting deaths of a McLennan County man and his wife who were found in their rural home along northbound Interstate 35 just south of West.

The bodies were found at around 8 a.m. Thursday at the home south of West. (Photo by Brandon Marshall)

Deputies found Billy Green, 70, and Bonnie Green, 53, dead in the home on Thursday and recovered a .410 shotgun.

The preliminary report says Bonnie Green had shotgun wounds to the head and trunk and lists the death as a possible suicide, McLennan County Justice of the Peace David Pareya said.

Billy Green died of a gunshot wound to the head and the report lists the death as a possible suicide, Pareya said.

Deputies were sent at around 8 a.m. to the home near the northbound interstate and the first deputies on the scene found the bodies in the same room.

(Brandon Marshall contributed to this story)