KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Knoxville police say a woman who is believed to have fatally shot her grandson has now died.
Autopsies are expected to be performed Monday on the bodies of 8-year-old Dylan Akers and 54-year-old Mary Baker of Knoxville, according to The Knoxville News Sentinel.
Police Lt. Doug Stiles said on Monday that the department is investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide. He said Baker died Sunday afternoon at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Officers found the bodies in a rest room at a convenience store Saturday night. Stiles declined to say what type of weapon was used or how many shots were fired.
Police spokesman Darrell DeBusk said the boy lived with his grandmother and a suicide note was found in the rest room.