MCSO: Son kills 90-year-old dad, self at Woodlands home

KHOU 11 Team Coverage

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas – A man killed his 90-year-old father before shooting and killing himself at a home in The Woodlands, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Lt. Schmitt says deputies were called to Ashbranch Court just after 9 p.m. for a reported shooting.

A family member returned home and found 90-year-old James Gregory Crawford in bed dead from a gunshot wound. The family member called 911, and deputies went into the home.

Deputies believe the shooting death is a murder-suicide. They believe his son, James Gregory Crawford shot him and then turned the gun on himself.

Investigators say the elderly father had shown signs of dementia in the past.

Montgomery County Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Conley responded to the scene and ordered an autopsy.

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