Police say OBX man & woman killed in murder-suicide

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WITN) – A man and woman on the Outer Banks are 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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