Ripley couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide



RIPLEY, W.Va. -- A Jackson County couple was found dead in their home Wednesday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide, according to police.

The couple was found dead in their home on Sycamore Street after family members called police, an officer with the Ripley Police Department said. The couple died after midnight Wednesday, the officer said.

Their names have not been released, and the investigation is on going, police said.