Published On: Fri, Jan 4th, 2013

Troy Shannon and Sherrie Boyd, 2 found dead in possible murder suicide, police investigation ongoing

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office announced that the preliminary investigation into two dead bodies in a Brandon, Florida home is a murder suicide.

Deputies say Troy Shannon, age 47, shot his live-in girlfriend, Sherrie Boyd, age 44, and then turned the gun on himself.

Investigators estimate the shooting occurred sometime during December 30-31. Deputies responded to the home around 7:15 p.m. Thursday after Shannon’s parents returned home.

Troy Shannon and Sherrie Boyd lived in a detached apartment behind his parents’ home.

Early indications were the deaths were the result of a domestic dispute, a sheriff’s department spokeswoman said.

Troy Shannon

Troy Shannon


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