Johnston County man kills wife before shooting self, deputies say

Johnston County News
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SELMA, N.C. (WNCN) – A 51-year-old man shot and killed his wife Monday evening before turning the gun on himself, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. 

Deputies were called to a home in the 700 block of Davis Mill Road just south of Pine Level around 7:15 p.m. 

Wanda Oden, 47, was found shot to death, deputies said. 

Her husband, Robert Oden, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

The sheriff’s office said Robert Oden shot and killed his wife and then killed himself. 

Their deaths remain under investigation. 

The sheriff’s office said further details will not be released at this time.

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