Perry Co. sheriff says woman was shooter in murder-suicide - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Perry Co. sheriff says woman was shooter in murder-suicide

Posted: Updated:
PERRY COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - There are new details out of Perry County Missouri where a couple was found shot to death in June 2013 in a murder-suicide.

Sheriff Gary Schaaf says Jamie Cole was the shooter.

He says the two shooting victims from the incident on Highway E identified as 36-year-old Shawn Galeski and his girlfriend, 29-year-old Jamie Cole.

Shaaf says that Cole shot and killed Galeski, and then shot and killed herself.  The sheriff also says both died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

 The sheriff did not give a motive for the shooting.

Shaaf says the shooting took place in a locked upstairs room of a home.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.
Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.