UPDATE: Victims ID’d in Crawford murder-suicide

UPDATE: Victims ID’d in Crawford murder-suicide

CRAWFORD, Ala. (WTVM) - The victims in a Crawford, Ala. murder-suicide on Hwy. 80 have been identified.

Russell County Sheriff’s Office deputies got the call at approximately 2:40 p.m. and responded to the 4700 block of Hwy. 80 just past Huguely Rd.

The victims have been identified as 52-year-old Ronald Thompson and Nancy Woods, who Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry, Jr. says was in her mid-forties.

Coroner Sumbry says he pronounced both Thompson and Woods dead at 6:16 p.m.

Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor has confirmed that the couple lived in the residence together.

At this time, it is believed Thompson shot Woods before shooting himself, according to Sheriff Taylor.

Sheriff Taylor says investigators believe the incident occurred late last night or early this morning.

Both bodies will be taken to Montgomery for an autopsy.

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