Married couple ID'd in suspected murder-suicide

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A husband and wife are dead in a suspected murder-suicide at a Butler County residence, Sheriff Richard Jones announced Monday morning.

First responders were called to a report of two people shot and one of them without a pulse at home in the 3100 block of Mormon Drive about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, he said.

William Sandlin, 61, and his wife, Michelle Sandlin, 45, were found shot in the garage.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was flown via  medical helicopter to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where she died a short time later, according to the sheriff.

Detectives were at the three-bedroom, 1,848-square-foot home for several hours overnight, gathering evidence.

They have cleared the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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