Okaloosa Deputies investigating apparent murder-suicide of young couple in Fort Walton Beach

On Monday, June 11, 2022, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to an apparent domestic-violence related murder-suicide in Fort Walton Beach.

  • Deputies found the bodies of a young couple in their home off Lewis Turner Boulevard Monday afternoon.

Deputies responded to a welfare check at a home on Mariah Way around 2:30 p.m. According to the OCSO, a concerned friend of the female resident called the OCSO to say she had been unable to contact anyone at the home since Saturday. She told Deputies this was unusual.

Deputies also gathered additional information that led them to make entry into the house, according to the report. They found the couple, ages 21 and 24, deceased in a bedroom.

The investigation is continuing.

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