Death of Brazos County couple ruled a murder-suicide
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:54am
BRAZOS COUNTY -- The shooting deaths of an on-again, off-again Brazos County couple this weekend is now officially ruled a murder-suicide.
After an investigation and an autopsy examination of both bodies, authorities say that 22 year-old Chance Schneider shot 20 year-old Ashley Lenz in the head from close range before turning the gun on himself.
The bodies were found near each other on Saturday by Schneider's roommate with a .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun close by.