Possible Murder/Suicide In Palestine

Around noon on Wednesday, the Police Officers responded to the 200 block of Shamrock in Palestine. On arrival, Officers found the home was secure, but they could hear a television playing. Receiving no answer to the door, they began to check the perimeter of the residence. Officers determined that someone was inside. They forced entry and a found a four year old child in the living room.  They then found an adult male and female, dead, in the master bedroom. Officers say it appears a murder-suicide.

The couple has been identified as 31 year old Kelly Gipson and 42 year old Mike Jones.  They have been living together for a number of years and were, reportedly in process of terminating the relationship.

The child was released to other relatives, and is said to be doing okay.