Smyrna police identify deceased father and son


SMYRNA — Town police detectives have identified the victims in an apparent murder-suicide on Feb. 6 as Anthony Smith, 63, of Smyrna, and his teen son.

Lt. Brian Donner said a preliminary investigation indicates that, for unknown reasons, Mr. Smith shot his son with a handgun twice in the upper body, before turning the weapon on himself and committing suicide. The incident occurred in the 2000 block of Providence Drive.

A motive is still being investigated, Lt. Donner said.

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