FERRUM, Va. – A woman is behind bars after a homicide in Franklin County Monday morning.
At about 11:20 a.m., the Franklin County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call for a well-being check for Walter Sigmon and Carol Long at their home in Ferrum, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities said a deputy responded to the 11000 block of Franklin Street and found a 59-year-old Carol Long inside the house. She told the deputy that 62-year-old Walter Sigmon was dead inside the house.
Through the Sheriff’s Office’s investigation, Long was charged with second-degree murder and has been arrested.
She is being held without bond.
According to authorities, this is an isolated incident and there’s no threat to the community.