Two dead after possible murder-suicide identified by KCSO

The people were found during a welfare check.
Two dead after possible murder-suicide, KCSO says
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 2:53 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 22, 2023 at 1:00 PM EDT
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KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knox County Sheriff’s Office officials are investigating after finding two people dead during a welfare check on Monday, March 14, department representatives said.

KCSO officials said deputies went to perform the welfare check on Chambord Way in Powell. When they entered the home, they found two people, identified as Cathy Merrell Palmer, 64, and Sammie Ray Palmer, 73, dead from what appeared to be a murder-suicide.

Both people were transported to the Knox County Regional Forensics Center for autopsies, KCSO officials said.