Coroner identifies victims in Rankin Co. murder-suicide - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Coroner identifies victims in Rankin Co. murder-suicide

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RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Rankin County Coroner David Ruth has identified the man and woman found dead following a domestic incident at a home located on Trickham Bridge Road near Brandon.

Deputies were called to the home around 2:55 a.m., where they found a 46-year-old Gerald Gilmer Jr. dead on scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 47-year-old Francine Gilmer died at the hospital after suffering a gunshot to the neck.

According to Undersheriff Raymond Duke, a family member called and reported the incident.

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