DEPUTIES: Murder-suicide kills two people in Pitt County

Published: Feb. 4, 2023 at 8:58 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 4, 2023 at 9:01 PM EST
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PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies found a married couple dead inside a home Saturday afternoon.

Pitt County Sheriff deputies found William Small, 62, and Heather Small, 42, dead with gunshot wounds inside their home outside of Greenville at 1:14 p.m.

The deaths at 1113 Lexington Down Drive appear to be a murder-suicide, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office. A weapon was found at the home and deputies say there were no signs of forced entry to the home.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time.