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UPDATE: 2 People Found Dead At Pickens Co. Motel

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EASLEY, S.C. -

The Pickens County Sheriff and Coroner offices are investigating what they call a possible homicide/suicide.  

Investigators say that the incident happened between Friday and Saturday at the Sun Inn Motel on Calhoun Memorial Highway in Easley. 

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelly says the cleaning staff found the  bodies of 77-year-old Robert McPeak of Iva and 39-year-old Cristy Ingram of Piedmont. An autopsy showed both died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Deputies recovered a small caliber handgun at the scene. They will send the evidence to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division for further analysis. 

Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark stated "our hearts and prayers go out to both families as they struggle to find peace out of such a senseless tragedy".

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