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2 found dead in Knightdale home, identities released

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KNIGHTDALE, N.C. -

Knightdale police confirmed a man and a woman were found dead in a home on Bellefont Court Thursday evening and have now released the identities of the deceased.

Knightdale police were summoned to a home on Bellefont Court in reference to a welfare call check. When they arrived at the home, they found the residents, Yul Barber, 49, and Veronica Sutton-Wheeler, 49, dead inside.

Authorities are treating the incident as an apparent murder-suicide. Barber is believed to have died from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

 

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