3 found dead at Tennessee home in apparent murder-suicide
Three bodies have been found dead in a Tennessee home, in what authorities are investigating as a murder-suicide.
OAK RIDGE, TN (AP) - Three bodies have been found dead in a Tennessee home, in what authorities are investigating as a murder-suicide.
News outlets report that Oak Ridge Police Chief Jim Akagi says officers conducting a welfare check Thursday morning found the bodies of 49-year-old Michael Deuschle, 43-year-old Tessa Deuschle and 24-year-old Chelsea Kessel. Akagi says a preliminary investigation indicates Kessel and Tessa Deuschle were shot first, and then Michael Deuschle shot himself.
Each died of a single gunshot wound. Akagi says only three shots were fired.
Investigators believe Kessel was the daughter of Tessa Deuschle. All three lived in the home together.
The investigation is ongoing.
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