Updated with victims names. Update On Possible Murder - Suicide
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Mar 08 2014 2:39 PM
On March 8, 2014 at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Houston County Sheriff's Office received a call of a possible suicide (two victims) at the 3100 block of South County Road 55, Houston County, Al.
Upon the arrival of the Houston County Sheriff's deputies it was determined that the two victims, a 91 year old male and a 88 year old female (husband and wife) had gunshot wounds.
The preliminary investigation shows evidence of what may have been a suicide pact between the two (the husband assisted in the death of his wife and then took his own life).
Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd identified the couple as 91-year-old Laurence Dantzer and his 88-year-old wife, Phyllis Dantzer.