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.