Roberston County Sheriff’s Office investigating ‘homicide-suicide’ at Springfield home


ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of three people who were found at a home on Green Road in Springfield.

The sheriff’s office responded to a call concerning a possible gunshot wound around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators found 51-year-old Joseph Scott Green dead in the back yard with a gun nearby. They suspect his death was a suicide. His step-mother, 74-year-old Sherry Green, and father, 74-year-old Joseph Matthew Green, were found inside the home with gunshot wounds.

The sheriff’s office says they are investigating the situation as a ‘homicide-suicide.’ Investigators found evidence and a note indicating that the family had been having recent domestic family issues leading up to the homicide and suicide.

Authorities say this is an ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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