PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - The Paragould Police Department has released the names of the people involved in Tuesday’s apparent murder-suicide.
According to a Facebook post on Friday, officers responded to a call in the Darling Street area in reference to a suicide.
When officers located a deceased male later identified as Gallie Charles Jr., age 60 of Paragould, with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A witness on scene stated that Gallie had stated he had killed his ex-wife just prior to shooting himself.
Officers then found a deceased female, later identified as Cathy Charles, age 59 of Paragould, a Paragould business minutes later with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.
Police say Cathy Charles and Gallie Charles, Jr. had recently gone through a divorce.
Both bodies have been sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab and autopsy results are pending.
The case is being treated as a murder/suicide.
No other details are being released at this time.