Investigation underway after two bodies found in Athens County home
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two bodies were found in a home in Millfield, Ohio.
Sheriff Rodney Smith identified them as 40-year-old Jennifer Draper, of Millfield, and her live-in partner, 43-year-old Christopher Roach, of Leon, West Virginia.
Draper and Roach were discovered Friday by deputies who were investigating an open line 911 call from a home on McDougal Road.
Sheriff Smith says there is evidence of a dispute and Draper was killed by a single shotgun round.
He says Roach died by suicide.
Both bodies were sent to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for autopsies.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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