Husband, wife dead in McIntosh County murder-suicide

Crime & Safety

TOWNSEND, Ga. (WSAV) – The McIntosh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a couple’s murder-suicide.

According to the sheriff’s office, Theodore “Teddy” Wolfes, 54, and Isabelle “Bess” Wolfes, 55, were found unresponsive at a home on Atwood Road around 9 a.m. Thursday.

A coworker and friend, who had a key to the home, stopped by after Bess Wolfes failed to show up for work.

The friend found the Wolfes with serious injuries, and both appeared to be dead, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies arrived on the scene a short time later and confirmed the husband and wife were deceased.

It’s unclear at this time which spouse is responsible for the murder-suicide.

According to Col. Danny Lowe, the sheriff’s office is still looking into the events leading up to the incident. There is no threat to the public, he added.

Anyone with information that might assist in the investigation is asked to call Lowe at 912-437-5870 or 912-258-0868.

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