Pataskala Couple Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Apr 10, 2016

Licking County Sheriff's deputies say a Pataskala couple was found fatally shot in their home on Saturday, and the man's wounds were self-inflicted.

The couple's son reported finding his parents' bodies in their Smoke Road home. Deputies say 76-year-old Geneva Bowman and 81-year-old Lonnie Bowman both had been shot. Deputies say the bodies were found in different rooms in the home. An initial investigation shows Lonnie Bowman's wounds were self-inflicted, and there's no indication anyone else was involved. The investigation continues.