SMYRNA, Ga. – Two people were found dead in a Smyrna home after a 14-hour SWAT standoff on Sunday.
Monday evening, police announced they believe the victims died in a murder-suicide.
Authorities were called to a home inside Oakdale Bluffs off Oakdale Road just after midnight. Police were responding to reports that a man was possibly holding a hostage inside a home on Sawtooth Oak court.
Some nearby homes were evacuated as police tried to establish contact with the man inside.
After hours of attempting to make contact with the man inside, officials entered the home and found a man and woman dead. The woman, 33-year-old Jessica Arrendale, suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head. Investigators believe the man, 30-year-old Antoine Davis, killed Arrendale and then fatally shot himself in the head.