Wood County couple die in apparent murder-suicide
MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. – Police say a Wood County couple has died in an apparent murder-suicide.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Department tells media outlets that investigators believe James Auvil, 53, shot Christina Johnston, 43, multiple times with a pistol, and then shot himself.
The sheriff’s department says deputies went to the couple’s home in the Oaks Trailer Park in Mineral Wells on Tuesday after Johnston called police and said Auvil was threatening her and himself. Johnston and Auvil were pronounced dead at the scene.
The shootings remain under investigation.