Murder-Suicide Home Burns Down

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

The mobile home in Thornville where a murder-suicide took place Tuesday night has been destroyed by fire.

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office confirms that the home at 10734 Zion Road caught fire overnight.

Around 9:30 Tuesday night the bodies of 28-year-old Grant Barnhart and his wife 19-year-old Eva Barnhart were discovered dead in the home.

Authorities say Grant Barnhart shot Eva and then turned the gun on himself.

The fire at the home is still under investigation and we’ll have more details as they become available.