Incident

4-26-2024 North Carolina Waynesville 1-1

Location

April 26, 2024

15 Mississippi Ave
Waynesville, North Carolina

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ellen Rhodes Hoyle
  • Age: 85
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Significant others - current or former
  • Name: Richard Stuart Hoyle
  • Age: 89
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide

Notes

Elderly couple murder/suicide; preplanned. Wife was allegedly sick with cancer.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 11
State Senate District: 50
State House District: 118