NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson’s in-laws found dead in suspected murder-suicide

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson’s father-in-law and mother-in-law have been found dead in a suspected murder-suicide in Oklahoma.

Muskogee police say that 69-year-old Jack Janway, 68-year-old Terry Janway and 11-year-old Dalton Janway have been found fatally shot after a disturbance name to their dwelling on Monday night.

Investigators imagine that Terry Janway, who’s the mom of Johnson’s spouse Chandra, was the shooter, reported the Muskogee Phoenix.

Johnson, who has been NASCAR Cup Sequence champion seven instances, married Chandra in 2004 and the couple has two daughters, Genevieve and Lydia. Chandra Johnson grew up in Muskogee, the place her father had been a longtime chiropractor.

Muskogee Police Officer Lynn Hamlin advised the newspaper that they have been investigating what brought on the capturing.

“That’s what they’re nonetheless investigating however there seems there’s no menace to the group so it’s trying very seemingly that it’s a murder-suicide,” she said.

MPD says that they obtained a name at 9.05pm on Monday evening from a girl saying that there was a disturbance and somebody with a gun, earlier than hanging up.

Jack Janway and Terry Janway

(Janway Chiropractic & Acupuncture Clinic)

When officers arrived they found Jack Janway, laying in a hallway inside the home after which heard one other gunshot from additional contained in the property.

The officers pulled Janway exterior and ordered anybody else in the home to return exterior. When a search was carried out the our bodies of Terry Janway and Dalton Janway have been found.

“It was traumatizing to search out out {that a} long-standing household who had made so many contributions to our group have been concerned in one of these incident. It was much more bone-chilling to search out on the market was a toddler concerned,” Muskogee Mayor Marlon Coleman told FOX23.

“I knew Dr Janway. Dr Janway has labored on me, we’ve been acquaintances for a really, very very long time since I’ve been in Muskogee. Simply realizing that it was him and his household took a distinct toll on me.”

Following the tragedy, Jimmie Johnson’s staff pulled out of Sunday’s NASCAR race in Chicago.

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