Authorities identify 2 found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Louisa County

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LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Louisa County are investigating after two people were found dead inside a home Tuesday morning. 

The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to an address on James Madison Highway at around 10:30 a.m. for a reported murder-suicide. When they arrived they found two people — a 60-year-old man and a 56-year-old female — dead inside the home.

The Sheriff’s Office identified the man, Thomas Wayne Butler, and the woman, Janet Elaine Buter, on April 10.  

“At this time this is still an active investigation,” the sheriff’s office said.

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