Police investigating murder-suicide at Hermitage home


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police say they are investigating a murder-suicide at a home in Hermitage.

According to police, they responded to a Central Valley Drive home where they say 80-year-old Wayne Wilson shot his daughter-in-law, 51-year-old Catherine Wilson, before shooting himself.

Police say they were found by Wilson’s son, who is Catherine’s husband.

He told Metro police he left for work early this morning and called his family around 10:30 a.m. but no one answered. He returned home at 3:15 p.m., found his wife and father, and called police.

No other information has been released.

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

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a prevention network of 161 crisis centers that provides a 24/7, toll-free hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. If you need help, please call 1-800-273-8255.

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