Deputies find husband, wife dead in home with letter saying they were going to be with God

Published 5:19 pm Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies found a deceased couple in their home on Sunday.

Deputies responded to 9A Starnes Drive for an unresponsive male and female and upon arrival discovered the bodies of 62-year-old Donald Smith and 63-year-old Debra Smith.

Investigators searched the home and found a letter allegedly written by Donald Smith saying he and his wife were going to be with God.

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Investigators recovered the weapon believed to have been used in the deaths. The family has been notified, sheriff’s officials said.