Colquitt couple found dead in home

Couple found in Colquitt home. / Jessica Fairley

An investigation is underway after a Miller County couple is found dead in their home located at 1037 Hwy 45 North in Colquitt.

Barbara Bass, 58, and her husband, Roger Bass, 70, were discovered dead from gunshot wounds.

Miller County Sheriff's got a call about the deaths around 2:15 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials aren't releasing a motive for the shootings but they do say the couple was going through a separation at the time.

GBI Special Agent Steve Turner says there is no reason to believe anyone else was involved in the shootings.

Investigators are awaiting autopsy results before any further information is released.

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