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Police ID couple found dead in Johnson City home

Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press • Apr 25, 2018 at 12:23 PM

Johnson City police investigators released the names of a husband and wife on Wednesday found dead in their West Poplar Street home Tuesday morning.

Sam Roark, 64, and his wife, Mildred A. Roark, 60, were found by a relative shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday dead from gunshot wounds in a bedroom of the house where they lived at 114 W. Poplar Street, Johnson City Police investigations Sgt. Mike Adams confirmed.

Adams reiterated statements made at the scene that officers were not looking for a shooting suspect, and the public was not in danger after the shooting.

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