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Couple discovered lifeless close to Joshua, Texas; foul play suspected – Meadville Tribune


JOSHUA, Texas — Johnson County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies on Thursday discovered a husband and spouse deceased of their Joshua residence, each the sufferer of gunshot wounds.

On Friday, officers have been looking for a relative of the couple, described by Johnson County Sheriff Adam King as an individual of curiosity.

“Over the previous a number of days members of the family had been calling us as a result of that they had been unable to contact the couple,” King mentioned. “Deputies went to the home twice however made no contact with anybody.”

Further calls from kinfolk prompted deputies to return to the house in a rural space south of Fort Value.

“Deputies made entry into the house the place they discovered the person and lady deceased,” King mentioned.

They’ve been recognized as Richard Mike Scarlett, 66, and Kay Marie Scarlett, 68.

The couple’s truck, lacking from the scene, was later recovered within the parking zone of Texas Well being Huguley Hospital Fort Value in Burleson. King mentioned that the relative in query left the scene within the truck.

“All we are able to say is that he’s listed as an individual of curiosity proper now,” King mentioned. “We hope we are able to find him quickly and start to wrap this up. We’ve had our detectives, members of the Texas Rangers and (Deputy Chief Mark Reinhardt) and Captain Danny Rogers working continuous on this to attempt to determine this case out.”


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