Attorney General William Barr said in a statement Saturday that he was “appalled” to learn of the death and the Inspector General would open an investigation into the circumstances of his death. The FBI is also investigating.
“Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” he said. “In addition to the FBI’s investigation, I have consulted with the Inspector General who is opening an investigation into the circumstances of Mr. Epstein’s death.”
According to the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office, Joan Agnew and Thomas Agnew were found dead inside a home in the 1900 block of Highland Avenue on Thursday morning.Joan’s manner of death is listed as homicide from multiple gunshot wounds.
Thomas’ manner of death is listed as suicide from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The shootings took place Wednesday or Thursday at an unknown time. The coroner listed 11:48 a.m. Thursday as the time of death for Joan and 11:50 a.m. Thursday for the time of death of Thomas.