Two found dead in Newton County home identified

Investigators believe it was a murder-suicide.

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga -- Two people were found shot to death inside a Newton County home Tuesday night.
 
Police were responding to reports of a person shot around 7:12 pm at the residence, located at 11660 Hwy 142. 
 
When police arrived they found two persons shot. Both were pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner. The victims have been identified as 72-year-old Oscar Goggins and 68-year-old Elizabeth Goggins. 
 
Deputies said it appears to be a murder-suicide, but have yet to confirm since the investigation is fluid and ongoing. 
 

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