On Sunday, September 15, 2019, deputies with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office responded to 4243 Pigtail Road, Lenoir, NC, in relation to a Welfare Check due to family members not be being able to make contact with the resident. Deputies arrived at the location and discovered two decedents upon entering the residence. The decedents were later identified as the two residents of the location James Lee Webb, age 54, and Maxie Farmer Webb, age 48. Investigators with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene and determined that both died as a result of gunshot wounds. Investigators were able to determine that James Webb initially shot Maxie Webb with a rifle and subsequently turned the gun on himself. The nature of this incident is considered domestic related.