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Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
Sat September 8, 2012
Suspected murder-suicide in Jefferson
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the community of Jefferson.
A statement from Sheriff Newell Normand reports said the shooting was reported Saturday morning after a man found his parents at their home.
Homicide investigators said it appears that 89-year-old Branighan shot his wife, 89-year-old Clara Branighan then turned the gun on himself.