The Piedmont Police Department has released additional information concerning a call in reference to a male and female found deceased over the weekend.
Interim Chief Nathan Johnson said officers responded to the 1200 block of Law Martin Road just after 2:00 p.m. Saturday and found the couple dead inside the home, both had been shot.
The female has been identified as 56 year old Sandra Ranae Leath and she suffered from a fatal gunshot wound.
The male was identified as 49 year old Dave Dewayne Pierce and he suffered from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.
Family members of Pierce told officers that in the recent weeks he had been having odd behaviors and believed he was having mental episodes.