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Victims identified in Flomaton murder-suicide

Two people are dead in a murder-suicide in Flomaton Tuesday.

The ALEA state bureau of investigation, at the request of Flomaton Police Chief Bryan Davis, is conducting the investigation.

Trooper Kevin Cook identified the deceased as Cory Blackmon Cole, 43, and John Mitchell Cole, 47.

Cook said at approximately 1:45 p.m., FPD officers were called to domestic incident on Evelyn Street in Flomaton. Whey they arrived, they found Mrs. Cole inside the home. Moments later, Mr. Cole was discovered with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his residence on College Street.

The SBI’s findings will be turned over to the Escambia County District Attorney when the investigation is completed. Nothing further is available as the investigation continues, Cook said.