BOONE COUNTY, Mo. — Authorities in Boone County have positively identified two victims who they say died of gunshot wounds in Ashland late Thursday night.
A release from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office indicates that deputies responded to the 500 block of Nickman Road in Ashland at approximately 11:58 p.m. Thursday after receiving reports of gunshots in the area.
Upon arrival, officers found two victims, who resided at the address, dead of gunshot wounds, identified as 36-year-old Jessica Willits and Travis J. Parker, 42.
There was no one else present at the residence when the shots rang out, an investigation found, and foul play is not suspected. The investigation is currently ongoing.