Police identify victims in double murder, suicide in small Southern Illinois town - KMOV.com

Police identify victims in double murder, suicide in small Southern Illinois town

(KMOV) -- A small Illinois town is rattled as police investigate a double murder, suicide.

This happened early Sunday morning near the the town of Coulterville, about 60 miles southeast of St. Louis. On October 3, 2009, shortly before midnight the Randolph County Sheriffb

Authorities said they received a 911 call reporting a domestic incident involving a man with a gun. Authorities responded to the scene and discovered three deceased individulas lying in the driveway. An investigation revealed that 52-year-old Stanley Garbs and 46-year-old Tamara Carroll were shot and killed by 35-year-old Brian Morrison. Morrison then shot himself, taking his life before police arrived. All three were shot with a 12 gauge shotgun. Garbs and Carroll were Morrison's mother and father in-law.

Mrs. Morrison contacted her parents Stanley Garbs and Tamara Carroll to come get her and her children due to the domestic altercation. After the parents arrived, the situation escalated and Mrs. Morrison called 911 after her parents had been shot. According to Sheriff Frederking, police discovered another weapon at the scene.

The investigation continues awaiting the results of the autopsies and toxicology from Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel. Mr. Dudenbostel also stated the investigating agencies are awaiting results from the Illinois State Police Crime Services.

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