Man Kills Himself After Killing Ex-Wife And Critically Injuring Child

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Horn Lake Police say Marvin Verner shot and killed himself after shooting and killing his ex-wife Sunday night, and critically injuring a child.

Police were called to the 3100 block of Cool Springs Drive about 10:40 p.m. Sunday. They found a woman and a juvenile shot. The woman died at the scene. The juvenile was airlifted to Regional One in Memphis and remains in critical condition.

Investigators say the investigation led them to the home of the woman’s ex-husband, Marvin Verner. They found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. The names of the woman and child have not been released.


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