A husband and wife died in a murder/suicide in Hendricks County Saturday night.

Officers with the Pittsboro Police Department were called to the 700 block of Penny Lane shortly after 6:30 p.m. for a report of a violent domestic disturbance.

They found Craig Chesser, 59, and Chasity Chesser, 39, in the living room of the home.


Police say evidence shows that Chasity died from a single gunshot wound to the head and Craig died from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Their deaths have been determined to be a murder suicide.

Four children, ages 9, 11, 13 and 17, were in the home at the time but were not hurt. They were placed with family members.