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Murder-Suicide Suspected In 2 Union County Deaths

OSTRANDER, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in central Ohio are investigating a suspected murder-suicide. Authorities in Union County northwest of Columbus say a man fatally shot his estranged wife and killed himself after a standoff with officers Friday night. Coroner David Applegate identified the two on Saturday as 51-year-old Diana Flagg and her husband, 58-year old Jerry Flagg Sr. Sheriff Jamie Patton and deputies worked through the night investigating the scene outside Ostrander. A passer-by reported seeing a woman's body lying in a ditch late Friday afternoon and called 911. The standoff began as officers arrived at the scene.