Bay Village couple dead in apparent murder-suicide, police say


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BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (WJW) -- Bay Village police are investigating the murder-suicide of a couple who lived together.

According to the department, a resident of Wolf Road reported hearing popping noises and seeing smoke coming from the house across the street around noon on Saturday.

Officers and firefighters responded to the property and didn't notice any kind of fire or heat exhaust from the chimney.

Once they got inside, they found two people dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

They have since been identified as Frank Robert Muller, 66, and Marilyn Sue O'Donnell, 65.

Police said Muller shot O'Donnell several times before turning the gun on himself.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners Office are assisting the department.

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