CENTERBURG — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate what they believe is a murder-suicide of a Centerburg couple.

According to press releases issued by Sheriff David Shaffer, officers were sent to a home in the 3000 block of Columbus Road, U.S. 36, Saturday morning in response to a requested welfare check.

“Officers discovered 63 year old Brenda Crum and 65 year old Charles Crum deceased inside the residence,” Shaffer said in an email. “Both appear to have suffered gunshot wounds.”

The Knox County Coroner’s Office is assisting with the investigation.


Samantha Scoles: 740-397-5333 or and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews




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