Two dead after murder/suicide in Hampton home

Posted at 1:29 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-07 16:50:16-05

Hampton, Va. - A couple is dead in Hampton in an apparent murder/ suicide.

The bodies were discovered on January 6, 2016. Police were called at 11:15 a.m. to the first block of Charolais Run to conduct a welfare check.

When they arrived, they found the home was secured.

They were able to check inside and that's when they discovered the body of 65-year-old Richard A. Garrity.

Police then found Barbara Ann Caton, 55.

Police say Garrity physically assaulted Caton. She died from her injuries. They say Garrity then shot himself.

No one else was home at the time.

There were no other suspects considered in this incident.

No other details have been released.