Murder-suicide investigated in Preble County

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PREBLE COUNTY – On Sunday at approximately 9:54 A.M., the Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Center received a call from a female, reporting that she had found her parents deceased in their home in the 5600 block of Sonora Road, north of Lewisburg.

Deputies arrived on the scene and located a female and a male in the house. The preliminary investigation found that Angela Hayslett (56) had been shot. Matthew Hayslett (60) was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Angela and Matthew were married and were living together on and off at the residence. Both were removed to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office, where autopsies were performed on Monday.

Investigators remained on the scene for several hours, processing the scene and collecting evidence, which will be submitted to Ohio BCI Laboratory for processing. The case is being investigated as a murder-suicide, based on evidence found at the scene.

The case remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and the Preble County Coroner’s Office.