Couple Found Dead, Authorities Say Result of Murder-Suicide

An estranged couple has been found dead in what authorities describe as a murder-suicide in Flomaton.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 43-year-old Cory Blackmon Cole was found dead in her home Tuesday after Flomaton Police received a report of a domestic altercation at the residence. Her cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

Authorities then found the body of 47-year-old John Mitchell Cole at his home nearby. He was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

ALEA tells WKRG-TV  the deaths are being investigated as a murder-suicide. The television station says Cory Cole was the estranged wife of John Mitchell Cole.

The couple had been living in separate homes at the time of their deaths.

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