murder suicide1 300BREMEN, Ky. (7/22/19) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 is investigating an apparent weekend murder/suicide involving a Bremen husband and wife.

Preliminary investigation revealed the couple suffered fatal gunshot wounds after Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded 10:36 a.m. Friday in reference to the shooting at the home, located along the 700 block of Clair Road in Bremen.

KSP reported 47-year-old Darcy Markwell and her husband, Jon Tracy Markwell, 55, were found deceased in the residence. MCSO contacted KSP to conduct the death investigation.

Post 2 Trooper Rob Austin said they were taken to the Medical Examiner’s in Madisonville for autopsy. Police did not elaborate on what led to the shootings.

It appeared the husband shot his wife, and then turned the gun on himself, KSP wrote.

Darcy Markwell worked as a court security officer at Muhlenberg County Judicial Center in Greenville.

KSP Detective Billy Over is conducting the ongoing investigation.

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