Murder- Suicide in Seneca, SC

In Seneca, SC authorities say two people are dead as the result of a murder-suicide.

It happened about 1 a.m. Saturday morning on Steve Nix Road just outside of Seneca.

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said autopsy results show 50-year old James Wesley Foxx shot his girlfriend, 58-year old Gwendolyn D. Hiott in the chest, then shot and killed himself.

Investigators found a handgun near the bodies.

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw believes the shootings are the result of a some sort of domestic dispute.