KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WITN) – A couple on the Outer Banks is dead in what police say was a murder-suicide.
It happened on Burns Drive in Kill Devil Hills around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Police said Jennifer Hultzman lived with several roommates at the Burns Drive home, including the suspect.
They say for reasons that remain unclear, Tommy Pursley shot the 49-year-old Hultzman on the second floor front porch, then went inside and shot himself.
Police said a 9mm semiautomatic handgun used was owned by the 63-year-old man.
Officers say the two did not have a relationship beyond being roommates for approximately five years.
The SBI was called in for technical assistance in the case.
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