Murder-suicide investigation underway in Toney

Murder-suicide investigation underway in Toney

TONEY, AL (WAFF) - Officials in Madison County are in the preliminary stages of a murder-suicide investigation.

Deputy Coroner Tyler Berryhill said they were notified about a crime scene about 10:15 a.m. Saturday.

It happened at a home at the 1700 block of Ready Section Road.

Officials confirmed two people were found dead.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office said preliminary findings show the couple were married and dealing with a long-term illness.

They said the man killed his wife before taking his own. They added there was no indication of previous domestic violence.

The names of the deceased will not be released at this time, sheriff's officials said.

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