On Wednesday, April 10th at 10:32 p.m., the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1174 Orchard Road in Deep Gap in reference to a suspicious incident.

While on the scene, deputies discovered a deceased adult male and a deceased adult female.

The Sheriff's Office stated that the incident appears to have been domestic in nature, and a 17-year-old who lived with the deceased man and woman has been taken into custody.  

The investigation is currently ongoing.

The Sheriff's Office stated there is no reason to believe that the public is in any danger.