BREAKING NEWS update: BAY COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDING TO A POSSIBLE MURDER IN THE SOUTHPORT AREA

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Southport.

    Major Tommy Ford of the BCSO told The COUNTY PRESS they received a call at 9:29am Monday morning, from a co-worker and friend of a man in Southport.

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday at approximately 9:29 am to conduct a welfare check at 9219 Resota Beach Road.  A friend of the residents requested a welfare check due to the fact that the homeowner had not shown up for work the previous evening.

Upon arrival, the deputy found the residence to be unsecured, and conducted a walk-thru of the residence discovering the bodies of a male and a female inside the residence.

The BCSO Criminal Investigations Division, Crime Scene Unit and Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the residence to conduct an investigation into the circumstances of the death.  A handgun was recovered from the scene.  The incident appears to be a murder/suicide based on the preliminary investigation and evidence recovered at the scene.

The deceased have been identified as Kelley Anna Dickson, W/F, DOB/12-17-1964, and Mack O. Kilpatrick, white male, DOB/07-04-1951.

The investigation is ongoing and autopsies will be conducted by the District 14 Medical Examiner’s Office.

BCSO REPORT Prepared by Major Tommy Ford

 

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1 comment for “BREAKING NEWS update: BAY COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDING TO A POSSIBLE MURDER IN THE SOUTHPORT AREA

  1. audra kilpatrick
    March 4, 2013 at 2:51 PM

    You had no right to print this untill his family knew

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