BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. —Deputies said the death of a man and woman on Wednesday morning was a murder-suicide.
Buncombe County deputies were called to the home on David Court in the Mount Carmel community at 7:55 a.m.
On Thursday, deputies said the deaths were a murder-suicide.
They identified the victims as Madonna Sadie Cox, 40, and Jeremy Clint Henson, 37.
The sheriff said there were other people in the home, who fled and called 911. He said deputies are still confirming the nature of the relationship of the deceased.
A woman who died in a murder-suicide had trouble with her boyfriend in the past, according to court records.
Madonna Sadie Cox, 40, allegedly was assaulted by her boyfriend in September at her home at 10 David Court, according to court documents. The boyfriend, Jeremy Clint Henson, 37, was scheduled for a Jan. 8 court date in the case.