Ga. police report murder-suicide of Army couple

  • Follow Latest News

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Police are investigating what they’re calling the murder-suicide of an Army couple at their St. Marys Road apartment Saturday night.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that Ruby Grant, 21, and Freddie Dewayne Grant, 27, were found fatally shot about 7 p.m. inside their apartment. According to a police report, officers visited the complex to conduct “a welfare check” of the couple. One neighbor said officers were also looking for a little girl who had been spotted outside the apartments.

When police stepped inside the couple’s apartment, they found the bodies, authorities said.

Comments (2) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
leeajtish
0
Points
leeajtish 11/28/11 - 12:09 pm
0
0
Hopefully someone the couple

Hopefully someone the couple knew can shed some light on this tragic story. Sad!!!

jackrussell
219
Points
jackrussell 11/28/11 - 10:59 pm
0
0
I find it a waste of

I find it a waste of resources for our state crime labs to do autopsies for cases such as this. If the police have investigated and determined that it was a murder-suicide and it's obvious the cause of death is gunshot wounds, what exactly are they looking for in the autopsies? It's a waste of what little money the state of Georgia has. And it's just more of a burden on our already over worked crime lab employees.

Back to Top
loading...
Search Augusta jobs