THOUSANDSTICKS, Ky. (WYMT) - There are lots of unanswered questions after a man and woman were found dead in Leslie County. The bodies were discovered after a welfare check by police at a home in the Thousandsticks community.
State police confirm two people, 35-year-old Steven Wells and 27-year-old April Sizemore, were found dead inside their home on Upper Bull Creek Road in Thousandsticks. Leslie County Sheriff's Deputies went to the home around 5 p.m. Tuesday evening.
"Upon their arrival, they made entry. There was two subjects that was located deceased. Our detectives now got an active open case for death investigation," said Kentucky State Police Trooper Randall Coots.
Police say the circumstances surrounding the two deaths remain unclear. Investigators did say a gun was found inside the house. Police say the families have been notified.
"It's a shock to the community, I mean any time you see something like this happen it's hard on the community and the families of the victims," said Coots.
The causes of death have not been determined. Both bodies will be sent to Frankfort Wednesday for an autopsy.