The couple had recently been served a eviction notice
A murder-suicide in Athens County leaves a former Chillicothe couple dead. The Athens County Sheriff confirms two people were found in their at 9am on Monday.
64-year-old Paulette Nusser was found dead from a single gunshot wound, lying on a bed. Her husband, 68-year-old Robert T. Nusser was found dead in a living room chair also from a single gunshot wounds.
Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly stated in a news release that Mr. Nusser had called 9-1-1 and reported that his wife and been fatally shot, saying "I'm the one who caused it". When deputies gained entry into the residence, they found Mr. Nusser dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The Nusser's had been recently served an eviction notice in February.