GBI: Sparta man shot, killed woman, turned gun on himself

GBI investigating Sparta murder-suicide

Two people found dead in a Sparta home Saturday in a reported murder suicide both died of gunshot wounds.

The GBI released the cause of deaths for Harold Jones, 40, and Barbara Ann Lewis, 49, in a Tuesday news release. 

"Evidence from the scene and the autopsy results indicates that Jones shot Lewis once, before turning the gun on himself," the news release states. "A gun was also found near Jones' body."

Family members found the two dead at about 11 a.m. in their home at 88 Pine Drive, Sparta.

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