Police say double murder suspect found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound

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.

Stevie Roseberry

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.