MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - Police in Mayfield, Kentucky believe a failing relationship lead to a murder-suicide.
Officers responded to the 1800 block of South 10th Street around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 3.
When they arrived, police say they found two people dead from gunshot wounds.
Investigators said Pamela Jones Williams, 57, suffered from multiple sharp force trauma wounds and a contact range gunshot wound. Her death has been ruled a homicide.
Her boyfriend, Steven Yarbrough, 58, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Chief Nathan Kent with the Mayfield Police Department.
According to a neighbor, Willams' adult son lived with them.
That neighbor said the son went to the house sometime around 5:30 on Tuesday morning after learning there had been some sort of disturbance at the home.