Victims of a murder/suicide in North Okaloosa County have been tentatively identified as a married couple in their mid-60s.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has tentatively identified them as 64-year-old William Rust and his 64-year-old wife Gretchen.
Investigators believe William shot his wife, then himself, at their 2121 Winners Circle home in Baker on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day.
A family member discovered the bodies around 1:40 p.m. Jan. 1.
They had last been seen alive in the late afternoon hours of Dec. 31.
Family members said William had been diagnosed with a medical condition that led to deteriorating mental capabilities and bouts of anger.