Victims identified following attempted murder/suicide in Isabella County
ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich. - ***UPDATE***
A husband is dead and his wife is still in critical condition following an attempted murder/suicide, according to the Isabella County Sheriff.
The man was identified as 68-year-old Bradford Hatt, and the woman was identified as 66-year-old Janice Hatt.
Investigators are continuing to investigate and interview friends and family to gather details about what may have caused the deadly encounter.
Investigators in Isabella County say a man shot his wife several times before killing himself.
The Isabella County Sheriff’s Office reports the man called 911 just after 5 p.m. to tell dispatchers he shot his wife.
While on the phone, another gunshot was heard.
When sheriff's deputies arrived at the home on South Brinton Road near West Jerseyville Road in Blanchard, they found the man dead and his wife with multiple gunshot wounds.
She was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
We will continue to update this story as details become available.