2 dead in Gwinnett County murder-suicide identified
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A murder-suicide in Gwinnett County Wednesday morning left one man and a woman dead according to officials.
Gwinnett County police said that just after 6 a.m. they responded to a shooting call at Woodington Circle near Pleasant Hill Road and Club Drive in Lawrenceville. When the police arrived they found the bodies of 52-year-old Christopher Farranto and 35-year-old Mirian Farranto in the driveway.
According to officials, the call was made by a teenage boy who lives at the house. The boy and two siblings were home at the time of the murder and were not harmed. Officials say the children are school-aged attending high school, middle school, and elementary.
Colin Barnes, the victims’ neighbor told Atlanta News First, the families looked after one another.
“My heart fell out this morning because for anybody to perish, to lose a loved one, I can’t imagine how they’re feeling right now. I’m hurt. I’m hurting because he was close to me, him and his wife,” said Colin Barnes, neighbor.
Detectives believe the incident happened around dawn and it appears to be domestic-related between the man and woman. They do not suspect anyone else was involved.
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