Victim of Waupaca County murder-suicide identified
12:46 PM, Oct 25, 2017
11:09 PM, Oct 25, 2017
TOWN OF ROYALTON, Wis. - The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office has identified the two victims of a murder-suicide in the Town of Royalton Tuesday.
Cori S. Cummings, 32, of Manawa was killed by her estranged husband, John J. Cummings, 51, of Weyauwega before he turned the gun on himself, according to Sheriff Brad Hardel.
"This is a small community, everybody knows everybody almost and as the word gets out, people hearing what happened, a lot of people, a lot of family, a lot of friends in shock at this point, that's for sure," Sheriff Hardel explained.
The couple was separated. Cori Cummings was living with family in Manawa, Sheriff Hardel said.