What happened?

Serious man with short brown hair with an unidentified person beside him

Vanessa Pruitt returned home from a few days out of town to find her husband and a stranger shot to death in the basement rec room.

Physical evidence was collected at the scene and witnesses are being questioned, but no suspects have been identified. The investigation is ongoing.

  • What happened?
  • Who is the unknown person?
  • What is the stranger doing there?
  • Why are these two men dead?
  • Is Vanessa Pruitt involved in the shootings of her husband and the stranger?

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