Double homicide under investigation in Tyler County

The Tyler County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double homicide that happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in a rural area of Northeast Tyler County.

Sheriff Bryan Weatherford says deputies received a call reporting gunshots had been fired.  When deputies arrived they found two people had been shot and the shooter had already fled.

Both victims died at the scene, according to Sheriff Weatherford.

The deceased have been identified as Nathan Bradley Maddox, 35, and his wife Krystal Renee Maddox, 31.

Investigators say the two were at the location complying with visitation for Mr. Maddox's child.

No arrests have been made.

Witness are being interviewed by detectives.

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