Names released in apparent murder-suicide in Giles County

Published: Jan. 6, 2021 at 11:56 AM EST
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GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The names have been released of two people dead after a domestic incident Christmas Eve in Giles County,

Deputies were called to do a well-being check at a home at 206 Risley Circle in Glen Lyn about 4:30 p.m. December 24, 2020. Deputies found Diane Clyburn, 60, dead from a gunshot wound in a bedroom of the home. They also found her husband, Eric Clyburn, 54, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a separate bedroom.

An investigation and autopsies led the incident to be treated as a murder-suicide, according to the Giles County Sheriff’s Office, which says there was and continues to be no threat to public safety.

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