Man, woman found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Galveston County

SAN LEON, Texas – Deputies in San Leon say they are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

The incident reportedly took place at a home near 24th Street and Avenue D on Saturday.

According to officials, deputies responded to calls of gunshots and reports of a woman screaming.

Law enforcement officers say after two hours of trying to get a response from residents inside, they sent a drone in with a camera.

Authorities say it showed what appeared to be a man and a woman dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Moriah Ballard joined the KPRC 2 digital team in the fall of 2021. Prior to becoming a digital content producer in Southeast Texas and a Houstonian, Moriah was an award-winning radio host in her hometown of Lorain, Ohio and previously worked as a producer/content creator in Cleveland. Her faith, family, and community are her top passions.