(Hidden Valley, Ind.) - An apparent murder-suicide is under investigation by Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit detectives.
On Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to a home at 1808 Fieldcrest Drive in Hidden Valley Lake to do a welfare check, according to the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department.
Inside the home, they made a shocking discovery. The two residents, Arlene Reardon, 64, and Jerry Reardon, 68, were dead.
Preliminary investigation revealed that both subjects died of gunshot wounds to the head.
Investigators said one of the gunshots were self-inflicted, but did not specify which one of the Reardon’s had pulled the trigger.
It is also unclear how long the couple had been dead before being found.
The investigation continues by the Special Crimes Unit.