The Franklin County Sheriff's office is investigating a murder suicide.
Deputies say a man shot and killed his wife, before turning the gun on himself.
It happened at a home on Cascade Lane in Boones Mill, at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.
Investigators say dispatchers got a call from 43-year-old Christopher Cooper, who said he had killed his wife, Angela Cooper.
By the time deputies got to the scene, both were found dead.