ALEA: Man Kills Estranged Wife, Then Commits Suicide in Flomaton

Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook)
Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook)

FLOMATON, AL (WKRG) —  An estranged couple has been found dead in what authorities say is a murder-suicide in Flomaton.

Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook)
Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook)

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Cory Blackmon Cole, 43, was found dead in her home on Evelyn Street on Tuesday after Flomaton Police received a report of a domestic altercation at the residence.  Her cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

Authorities then found the body of John Mitchell Cole, 47, at his residence on College Street.  Cole was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to ALEA, the deaths are being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook, October 27, 2016)
Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook, October 27, 2016)

News 5 is told Cory Cole was the estranged wife of John Mitchell, who were both living in separate homes at the time of their deaths.

The SBI’s findings will be turned over to the Escambia County District Attorney when the investigation is completed.

Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook)
Cory Blackmon Cole (Courtesy: Facebook)

 

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