Trending Topics

Fla. fire lieutenant, wife found dead in apparent murder-suicide

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office stated both victims had died from gunshot wounds

Suicide is always preventable. If you are having thoughts of suicide or feeling suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline immediately at 988. Counselors are also available to chat at Remember: You deserve to be supported, and it is never too late to seek help. Speak with someone today.

By Bill Carey

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — A St. Johns County Fire Rescue lieutenant and his wife were found dead in their St. Augustine home on June 13, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

The victims were identified as St. Johns County Fire Rescue Lieutenant Shawn Yarbrough and Andrea Nicole Yarbrough, First Coast News reported.

Authorities reported Shawn Yarbrough died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, while Andrea Yarbrough’s death was ruled a homicide also due to a gunshot wound.