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Deputies: Shooter identified in Dare County murder-suicide

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Jun 08 2013 03:03:22 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2013 04:36:26 PM CDT
COLINGTON, DARE COUNTY -

Investigators said they know who pulled the trigger in a murder-suicide at the Outer Banks over the weekend.

According to Dare County deputies, 42-year-old Ray L. Miller shot and killed 46-year-old Anthony F. Skinner, before turning the gun on himself.

The murder-suicide happened at Miller's home on Sandpiper Drive Colington, about two miles southwest of Kill Devil Hills. Deputies said they received the 911 call at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday.  A motive was not released.

The men were not believed to be blood relatives, investigators said. Skinner was from Craigville, Ind., a town in the northeast portion of that state.