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UPDATE: Mother and son found dead in Coryell County home ruled murder-suicide

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Posted at 3:00 PM, May 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-08 16:19:04-04

UPDATE: Following an investigation, authorities have ruled a February double fatal shooting involving a mother and son in Coryell County as a murder-suicide.

Dana Lynn Barnes, who was employed on Fort Hood as a civil service employee, and her son, Sean Jacob Barnes, were found dead in a Coryell County home in the 1000 block of Highway 107, just east of Gatesville, on February 12.

The Coryell County Sheriff's Office investigated the 40-caliber handgun recovered at the scene, along with other leads. They determined Sean Barnes shot his mother, before going into the garage and killing himself.

Click here for our original story about this case.