UPDATE — Police say that one victim, Deborah Fulger, a 58-year-old from Eaton Rapids was shot by her husband after a car crash between the couple.
Her husband, Harry Fulger, a 57-year-old was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Harry had been arrested on October 16 and charged with multiple felonies after allegedly assaulting his wife.
EATON COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) — Two people were found dead in two different nearby cars in Eaton Rapids Wednesday morning.
Officials were sent to the area of Kinneville Road and Mike Simpson Drive on the edge of Eaton Rapids for a traffic crash.
When an Eaton Rapids police officer arrived, they figured out that there were two people in two different cars who were dead from gunshot wounds.
It was determined that the incident happened in the city’s boundaries.
A woman claiming to be a family member of the victims told 6 News Wednesday the two people who died were a couple and experiencing marital issues.
However, police haven’t confirmed anything about the victims identity or relationship.
The Michigan State Police are helping with the investigation, and ERPD got help from a number of other local departments, including the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office.
“The investigation into the circumstances of this incident is ongoing and there is no known threat to the public,” the Eaton Rapids Police Department said.