Deputies Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide

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SELMA – The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is treating the deaths of two people found inside a house Monday night as a murder-suicide.

Around 7:15pm, officers were dispatched to an address in the 700 block of Davis Mill Road between Highway 70 East and the Pine Level city limits.

Chief Deputy Bengie Gaddis confirmed the bodies of a male and female were found inside the home.

Gaddis said the deaths appear to be a murder suicide. The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin.

Additional details are expected to be released by sheriff’s investigators on Tuesday.