Smith County deputies believe two bodies found on the side of Texas Highway 31 are the victims of a murder-suicide.
The bodies were found Wednesday around 9:06 p.m. in the 24000 block of Texas 31 East, after a woman noticed a single body and called the police, according to a news release from the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.
The woman led deputies to a man’s body.
Deputies swept the area and found the body of a second man.
Both individuals suffered apparent gunshot wounds, according to authorities.
The first victim had multiple gunshot wounds. The second victim, who was a short distance away, had a single gunshot wound to the head.
The identities of the two men have not been confirmed.
Autopsies have been ordered.
The investigation is ongoing.