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KSP: Man Dies In Hospital After Shooting Girlfriend, Then Himself On Christmas Eve

Posted at 5:22 AM, Dec 28, 2018

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ)– The alleged shooter in an apparent murder-suicide in Carter County has died, according to Kentucky State Police.

The incident happened after noon Christmas Eve on Winding Way in Hitchins.

Officials say 49-year-old Rebecca Lancaster’s boyfriend shot her in the head and then shot himself.

We’re told she died at the scene.

That boyfriend was later identified as 54-year-old Billy Suttles, who died at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

The case remains under investigation by KSP.