The Charles City Police Department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred at a residence Tuesday afternoon.
In an initial press release, Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson says officers responded to a residence at 301 Shaw Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the people present and one person was transported by AMR Ambulance to Floyd County Medical Center and was later pronounced deceased.
Officers conducted a search of the residence and also located a body inside the house. Anderson has since confirmed one death is being treated as a homicide and the other as a suicide. The case remains under investigation and names are being withheld as the correct people are notified.
Anderson says there is not a direct threat to the general public regarding the incident.
KCHA/KCZE will bring you more information on the investigation as it becomes available.