Young Ohio Parents Of Two Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A young mother and father of two found dead in Ohio in what police say appears to be a murder-suicide.

According to a press release from the Lima Police Department, Zachary Starr, 29, and Mikki Starr, 27, were found dead inside their home on Wednesday afternoon. Both had suffered from gunshot wounds.

The press release says, "Preliminary investigation indicates Zachary shot Mikki, before turning the firearm on himself, Both Zachary and Mikki were sent to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy. Results of this investigation are pending the Lucas County Coroner’s report."

Detective Sgt. Jason Garlock says that relatives contacted police after seeing some alarming messages from Zachary Starr, and with the messages and the physical evidence they have found inside the home, it has so far been determined a murder-suicide

The couple had been together since May 2012 and got married in June of 2017, and they had two children together, a 7-year-old son and an 18-month-old daughter.

According to DailyMail

A mother-of-two has been shot dead in what police believe was a murder-suicide by her husband who then turned the gun on himself.

Mikki Starr, 27, was found dead at her home in Lima, Ohio, on Wednesday afternoon last week by police alongside the body of husband Zachary, 29.

Officers were called after family members noticed that Zachary had posted some 'alarming' messages on social media.

A preliminary investigation concluded that Zachary had killed Mikki before turning the weapon on himself.

Detective Sergeant Jason Garlock, who is leading the investigation, said: 'We had information from family members that there were some social media messages that gave us the indication that’s what we’re probably looking at right now.'

Mikki had graduated from Elida High School in 2012 and then from Rhodes State College in 2019.

She had owned the house on Ford Avenue since March 2017. The young mother had been an endoscopy technician at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center since August 2019.

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