OSTRANDER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in central Ohio are investigating a suspected murder-suicide.
Authorities in Union County northwest of Columbus say a man fatally shot his estranged wife and killed himself after a standoff with officers Friday night.
Coroner David Applegate identified the two on Saturday as 51-year-old Diana Flagg and her husband, 58-year old Jerry Flagg Sr.
Sheriff Jamie Patton and deputies worked through the night investigating the scene outside Ostrander.
According to The Columbus Dispatch (bit.ly/14QcDQh), a passer-by reported seeing a woman's body lying in a ditch late Friday afternoon and called 911.
The standoff began as officers arrived at the scene.
Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com