Wife, husband identified in Baker murder/suicide
BAKER, Fla. (WEAR) —
A married couple in their mid-sixties has been identified as the two victims of a murder/suicide in Baker.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office identified the two people as 64-year-old William Rust and his wife, 64-year-old Gretchen Rust.
Investigators believe William shot his wife and then himself on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day.
A family member found the couple dead at their home in the 2100 block of Winners Circle on Monday afternoon.
Family members told the sheriff's office that William was diagnosed with a medical condition, which they said, "led to deteriorating mental capabilities and bouts of anger."