UPDATE: Graham Police Department Media Release – Death Investigation

UPDATE: Graham Police Department Media Release


At 10:49 am on 04/18/2020 officers with the Graham Police Department responded to 1506 Broadway Dr. in reference to a shooting.  When officers arrived they found Susan Thomas, 65 year old female of that address, deceased from a gunshot wound,  Douglas Sheets, 69 year old male from King NC, deceased a from a gunshot wound and Edward Thomas, 66 year old male of Burlington NC, deceased from a gunshot wound.  This case has been classified as a murder-suicide.  It has been determined that Edward Thomas shot and killed Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Sheets before shooting himself.  The motivation behind the incident is believed to be domestic related.  

Contact: Lieutenant Daniel Sisk, PIO
Date: 04/18/2020
(336) 570-6711