Murder-Suicide in Orion Township

ORION TOWNSHIP, MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3000 block of Kelsey for a welfare check on April 1st, 2016. murder-suicide

Two subjects were found deceased with apparent gunshot wounds at about noon on Friday. Deputies located a 17-year-old exchange student from Japan in the home uninjured. She had heard the couple verbally arguing late last evening which has occurred in the past.

A Detective and an Investigator from the Medical Examiner’s Office responded to assist in the investigation.

The initial investigation revealed that the deceased subjects, a 57-year-old man and his 56-year-old wife were involved in a domestic situation that had escalated to a possible homicide / suicide.   The OCSO Forensics Laboratory responded to process the scene.  The OCSO Chaplain Corps responded to also.

The investigation continues.