Officials Investigating Murder-Suicide in Brewster County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - A disturbing discovery in Brewster County after Sheriff's officials stumble upon what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Sheriff Ronnie Dodson tells NewsWest 9, an unknown man called their office a little after seven Thursday night reporting the murder-suicide.

When deputies arrived at the home about 54 miles south of Alpine, they found the body of 50 year-old Diane Key, with several gunshot wounds.

After searching the property, deputies found the body of her husband, 59-year-old Billy Key, in the cab of a pick-up truck.

Investigators say it appears the man shot himself.

Both bodies have been sent for an autopsy.