GRAHAM, Texas (AP) – Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy and his son have been found fatally shot in a home northwest of Fort Worth.READ MORE: Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Special Session For Texas Legislature Starts July 8
Graham police Chief Tony Widner said Friday that the bodies of 61-year-old Joseph Parker and 27-year-old Kensy Parker were found a day earlier in a bedroom of the home. A weapon was found nearby.
Widner declined to comment on the circumstances surrounding the deaths but says investigators have an idea of what happened and are awaiting forensic test results.READ MORE: Grand Jury Declines To Indict 8 Collin County Detention Officers Fired Following Marvin Scott's In-Custody Death
He says Joseph Parker previously worked as an officer with Graham police before joining the Young County sheriff’s office.
Young County Appraisal District records show Joseph Parker owned the home where the bodies were found.
Graham is about 75 miles from Fort Worth.MORE NEWS: West Texas Deputies Discover 49 Undocumented Immigrants From Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico Inside RV
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