Bodies Found in St. Martin Hotel

Two people were found dead inside a Motel 6 this afternoon in St. Martin.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call around 1:37 p.m. after the motel’s cleaning staff found a male and female-both dead- in a room. The woman died from a gunshot wound and the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sheriff Mike Ezell tells News 25 the victims were from out of town. They were scheduled to check out of the motel today. Officers sealed off the area and are doing a crime scene investigation. The district attorney’s office also sent one of its investigators to the scene.
Authorities are still investigating the scene.

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