The Chatham County Police Department has released the names of two people found deceased in a home around noon on Monday.
Police have identified the deceased as 74-year-old Thomas Burnett and 78-year-old Susan Burnett.
"Police were called to do a welfare check at a home on Myrtlewood Drive on April 1, 2019. Upon entering the home, police found two residents deceased. Preliminary findings indicated the deaths were the result of a murder-suicide," police report.