Sheriff’s office investigators have identified the two people found shot in Botetourt County Friday morning.
Deputies say Linda Renee Craft dead in the back yard of the home near Eagle Rock. They believe she died of a self-inflicted gunshot. Jerry Michael Paitsel was found in his bedroom. He had been shot in the head and was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year-old Linda Renee Craft was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. 62-year-old Jerry Paitsel was found in his bedroom with a possible gunshot wound to the head. He was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. There’s no word on his condition.
The Sheriff’s Office says the two lived together at the home on Lakeside Place in Eagle Rock.
Deputies have previously said they are not searching for any suspects in the shooting.
A woman was found dead and a man was airlifted to the hospital after an incident in Botetourt County Friday morning.
Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from a neighbor about a woman’s body lying in a yard on Lakeside Place in Eagle Rock at 6:40 a.m.
When deputies arrived, they found the 55-year-old woman’s body. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies then went inside, where they found a 62-year-old man with a head wound in a bedroom of the home.
The man was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.