Forsyth County couple identified in apparent murder-suicide - CBS46 News

Forsyth County couple identified in apparent murder-suicide

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A Forsyth County couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide has been identified.

Police said they found the bodies of John Vitkow, 65, and his wife, Nancy Lee Vitkow, 66, on Monday night at their home on Stonehill Drive in the Pines at Stonegate subdivision.

According to Forsyth County Sheriff's Office investigators, John Vitkow called 911 around 9:48 p.m. and told the dispatcher that he had shot and killed his wife.

He then told the dispatcher that he was going to leave the front door unlocked and was going to kill himself.

When deputies got to the house, they found the Vitkow's bodies. Both had been shot.

Police said John Vitkow had indicated in his conversation to the dispatcher that he and his wife were having marital problems.

Investigators speculate that could have led to the murder-suicide.

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