Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

VERONA, KY (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a couple in Verona.

Gallatin County Dispatch received a call of a shooting at 185 Wanda Court  at 10:41 a.m. on Wednesday.

When Troopers arrived, they found that April Turner, 35, had been shot in her home.  April's husband, Michael Turner, 37, was also found in the home with a gunshot wound.

Preliminary investigation shows that Michael Turner shot his wife before shooting himself.  Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The couple has three children, ages 14, 13 and 8, that were outside the home at the time of the shooting and are with Gallatin County Social Services at this time.

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