APPLETON (WLUK) — Police say a domestic dispute, between a husband and wife, ended in their deaths. Robert and Sarah Schmidt died in Tuesday night’s shooting in Calumet County.
Deputies arrived at a home in Harrison and heard gunshots.
A deputy then confronted Robert Schmidt, but he ran into the backyard. Officials cornered Schmidt who eventually died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Sara Schmidt was found dead in a vehicle. Court records show she filed for divorce last Friday and Robert Schmidt faced sexual assault and kidnapping charges.
Court documents also show the couple left behind three children. [Read Full article]