MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (FOX 56) — An investigation is underway after two individuals were found dead in Rockcastle County.
Kentucky State Police said they were notified at around 10:20 p.m. on Monday of an active domestic dispute at a residence on Copper Creek Road in Rockcastle County.
Upon arrival, authorities said they found the bodies of Michael and Tonya Collinsworth, 47 and 45, of Mount Vernon. Both individuals suffered fatal gunshot wounds and were pronounced deceased by the Rockcastle County Coroner’s Office.
KSP investigators determined Michael shot his wife, Tonya, and then turned the firearm on himself.
Both individuals were taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsies