By June Mathews
TRUSSVILLE – A man found dead in a Trussville home Wednesday afternoon has been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office as George Randall Gourd, 51.
A woman who died in the same incident, Brenda Sykes Buttram, 46, was previously identified. Both were residents of the Oak Drive East home where they were found.
Though the coroner’s office confirmed that a shooting was involved in the incident, the cause and manner of death have not yet been determined.
Capt. Jeff Bridges of the Trussville Police Department said the case is being investigated as a murder-suicide.
Updates in the investigation will be provided as they become available.