, Port Arthur, Texas

October 24, 2013

Police release names of murder/suicide victims

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — Police in Port Arthur have released the names of a couple who died in an apparent murder/suicide on Wednesday.

The deceased persons are identified as John Knight, 76, and his wife, Patricia Knight, also age 76. Both parties lived at a home in the 7600 block of Golfhill Drive.

Police are not releasing information regarding the role that each played in the incident until the investigation is complete.

Police responded to the home at about 4:15 p.m. Oct. 23 in reference to two unresponsive people.

A family member checking on their welfare discovered the couple in the bedroom of their home and each suffered gunshot wounds. According to police both were elderly and suffered medical problems.