DENVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A member of Republican Gov. Chris Christie's transition team and her husband were under "enormous stress" in the weeks before he fatally shot her and then killed himself, their daughter said. Lorraine "Lori" Bramhall told the Daily Record of Parsippany that John Bramhall believed his wife... more »
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a murder-suicide in western Ouachita Parish. Chief Deputy Marc Mashaw tells The News-Stars deputies arrived on the scene on Greenbriar Road shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. Sheriff Jay Russell identified the victims as 66-year-old Alvin Fife and his 64-year-old wife, Frankie.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say that two sisters found dead in an East Baton Rouge apartment apparently died in a murder-suicide. Deputies found the bodies of Gwen C. Williams, who was 70, and her sister and roommate, Sylvia K. Cason, who was 64, on Friday after getting a... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) Jefferson Parish authorities are investigating the deaths of an elderly woman and her son in what appears to have been a murder-suicide. Sheriff Newell Normand says deputies found the bodies of 88-year-old Hazel Poitevent and 69-year-old Robert Poitevent when they went to the home at the request... more »
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) Authorities say parental pressure over a relationship may have contributed to a Bossier City teen couple's murder-suicide. Ed Baswell, Bossier Parish sheriff's office spokesman, tells The Times an uncle found the bodies of the teens in a pickup about 5 p.m. Tuesday just north of Bossier... more »
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) Authorities have identified two teen-agers whose bodies were found in a pickup truck just north of Bossier City. Bossier Parish sheriff's spokesman Ed Baswell says investigators have not yet concluded whether the shooting deaths were a double murder or a murder-suicide. The victims are identified as... more »
DOYLINE, La. (AP) Authorities say a 46-year-old Lafayette man killed his 72-year-old father and then traveled to Webster Parish where he turned the gun on himself. Authorities found Timothy Rogers on Monday dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the temple. His body was discovered about 150 yards off La.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide in Baton Rouge.
A news release from the Baton Rouge Police Department says the incident happened about 4 a.m. Sunday at Greenwell Plaza Apartments.
Police responded to calls of a shooting, and found the body of a... more »