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Update: Franklin Co. Murder-Suicide Investigation

Update: Franklin Co. Murder-Suicide Investigation

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Deputies just released the names of the suspect and victim in the apparent murder-suicide in Franklin County. 43-year-old Christopher Cooper allegedly shot and killed his 39-year-old wife Angela Cooper, then turned the gun on himself.

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Franklin County deputies say a man shot and killed his wife, then turned the gun on himself. It happened at a home in Boones Mill at about 1:30 a.m.

Investigators say dispatchers first got a call from the man who said he killed his wife. By the time deputies got to the house, they say the man was also dead.

At this point, the Sheriff's Office will not release the names of the man and woman.

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