AULANDER, N.C. (WNCT) – An autopsy report reveals more details regarding a house fire in Bertie County back in March of 2017.
The Bertie County Sheriff’s Office found two bodies while responding to a house fire on March 28, 2017.
Autopsy reports obtained by WNCT showed both LuAnn and Kenneth Ambrose died from gunshot wounds to the head.
The report reveals a handgun was found near the body of Kenneth Ambrose.
Kenneth Ambrose had a history of chronic pain and financial problems, according to the autopsy.
The autopsy said he’s been very stressed and depressed over his situation.
A mass of white pill material was found in his stomach.
According to investigators, firefighters were originally called to a home on the 800 block of Charles Taylor Road east of Lewiston-Woodville in reference to a structure fire. When firefighters arrived around 2 a.m. flames had taken over a two-story building, a barn, and another structure.
Once firefighters cooled the area, they found the two bodies.