POLICE CONFIRMS BODIES FOUND FROM APPARENT MURDER/SUICIDE

News, Police Department

Martinsville, Ind. – Martinsville Police have confirmed that two bodies found inside a home on New

Year’s Day are from an apparent murder/suicide.

Police believe that Laura Crowley (59) was shot and killed by her live-in boyfriend, Danny Kilgore, Jr. (59) before Kilgore turned the gun on himself. The bodies were discovered by Crowley’s adult son, who contacted authorities.

Several people close to Crowley told investigators that she planned to terminate the relationship with Kilgore. The deaths occurred in Shireman Estates, a housing addition on the northeast side of the City of Martinsville.

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For questions or interview requests, contact the Police Chief at mlong@martinsville.in.gov.