Athens Police identify double homicide victims

Victims of double homicide/suicide identified.

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 3:55 PM

The Athens Police Department has identified the victims of the double homicide that were found on West Market Street on Saturday morning.

William "Billy" Christopher, 54, shot and killed his mother, Betty Sue Christopher, 84, and his 10-year-old son, Chevy Christopher. Billy Christopher then shot and killed himself.

Investigators are still working to establish a motive of this crime.

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