MILTON, Ga. -- Two women were killed in what's thought to be a murder-suicide at a home in Milton , according to police.

Milton Police officers responded to a home on Deer Creek Place around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious odor coming from the residence.

Inside, officers found two women dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Police said it appeared to be a murder-suicide. The names of the women have not been released yet.

Milton Police said the deaths marked the first homicides of the year.