Police: Husband, wife found dead in murder, suicide

Brandy Payne, Cory Gaines found dead in home

INDIANAPOLIS - A couple was found dead in a home on the city's east side after an apparent slaying-suicide, Indianapolis police said.

Just before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, IMPD officers were sent to a house in the 1800 block of North Priscilla Avenue on reports that two deceased individuals were inside the home. 

When officers arrived, they found the body of a man and a woman.

Homicide detectives identified the victims as married couple Brandy Payne, 27, and Cory Gaines, 31. 

The Marion County Coroner had yet to confirm the cause of death, but the police report stated that officers found a gun at the scene.
 
Investigators said the couple had no prior instances of domestic violence.

Family members said the couple had been married for six years.

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