VIENNA, W.Va. — An estranged husband shot and killed his wife and a man in Vienna Friday before killing himself in an Ohio hotel room about 10 hours later.
Vienna police said Stevie Roseberry, 46, of Belpre, OH, was found dead at a Comfort Inn in Bellefontaine, Ohio. U.S. Marshals and other authorities heard a single gunshot from Roseberry’s room as they closed in at around 2:15 a.m. Saturday.
Police had obtained a warrant charging Roseberry with killing his wife, Christy Roseberry, 43, of Vienna, and Thomas Platt, 45, of Parkersburg, Friday afternoon at around 4:40 p.m. Their bodies were found shot to death at a residence on 38th Street in Vienna.
Witnesses identified Stevie Roseberry as the suspect. Police said he traveled approximately 170 miles to Bellefontaine, Ohio, where he got a hotel room.
U.S. Marshals and local authorities attempted to make contact with Roseberry when they heard the shot.