6.09.2009

Murder-Suicide Update: They Were Brothers

From Sheriff David Walker: June 8, 2009 at approximately 11:30p.m. Wise County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a family friend of Jeremy Stanford. The caller reported that she had not heard from Stanford and that it seemed to be out of character for him not to return her calls. The caller reported that Stanford was living at 3893 N US HWY 287 with his parents and brother Jason Stanford. Responding to conduct a welfare concern, Deputy Travis Waddell observed blood on the front porch of the residence, and subsequently located two bodies. Investigators, along with the Texas Ranger, are investigating this case as a questionable death: probable murder-suicide. Two deceased males were located inside the residence, with one victim having an apparent stab wound. Investigators were able to determine that the two deceased victims were brothers, which had been in an altercation prior to their deaths. Evidence found at the scene indicates that Jason Stanford inflicted the injury on his brother which caused his death. There were no obvious signs of cause of death regarding Jason Stanford. Investigators will work with medical examiner to determine the official cause of death on both victims. Justice of the Peace Terri Johnson pronounced both victims deceased at the scene and ordered an autopsy. At the present time, Wise County Investigators, as well as Texas Ranger Jim Holland are attending the autopsy. Identity of the victims are: Jason Stanford DOB:11-16-1975 Jeremy Daniel Stanford DOB: 04-09-1982

30 comments:

Anonymous said...

How sad for their family.

I'm sure everyone's nasty comments will follow.

Anonymous said...

Man,how ironic,at 11:30pm I was in bed playing get-ya with my little dog.

Anonymous said...

Wow, saying a prayer for those parents who have to bury both their kids this week.

Anonymous said...

"He ain't heavy...he's my brother"

Now Die!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Very sad. Prayers to the family.

Anonymous said...

Sibling rivalry, imagine that!

Anonymous said...

Poor Mom and Dad! How very very sad! Tragic.

Anonymous said...

A story as old as Cain and Able. How sad...

Anonymous said...

Not funny 3:13 and 3:07.

Sick.

Anonymous said...

Im guessing the other one died of an overdose...but i dont know.

Anonymous said...

Seems like times are tough around here in Wise County. How many deaths, suicides or whatever this year already?

Anonymous said...

Wise County is just experiencing the growth that brings with it these kinds of things - actually they have always been here, but folks like Barry bring them quickly to us......

.....plus the second source of our news - the WC Messenger.......

When BG gets the nod as the next state or national legal person, guess what?

.....this blog is over!!

We wait. We watch.

Anonymous said...

.....and our bored blog author seems to be enjoying it all.

Dang, he needs to get married and get into the "real" world of work, family, stress, work, family, stress, financial, etc.......

Anonymous said...

I get on this blog to be entertained...Witty posts, barely clothed women, etc.

Seems like every other post now is diving into other people's tragedy for your entertainment.

I'm done. I get enough of that crap everywhere else. I hope you people that spread this crap and those that get entertainment from it get the tables turned.

I'll never get on this site again.

Anonymous said...

Ok, I am back. Could not resist leaving ridiculous comments or enjoying the babes every morning. I promise not to quit again while sober.

Anonymous said...

You know 10:11, I'm almost there too - some of the comments about this tragedy just should not have been posted.

Sorry you are leaving, but I think I understand why.

I hope you can find a more positive site.

Good luck!

Anonymous said...

Damn 10:11. That sounds kinda final. You sure you want to tell that lie?

Anonymous said...

In the famous words of Curley Bill...well Bye....

Anonymous said...

If all these opinions of BG are so low, why are all you people reading the blog and comments at all?

KC said...

People who say they quit the blog are lying . . . they need to know whats going on in WC, that's why they check it 5 times a day!

Anonymous said...

7:42 - were you paid to say that?

Anonymous said...

I think you people become "sad" at every news story are just nuts. No wonder so many people are on antidepressants! Get over things...that's life. If I had to invest emotion on everyone else's problems, I'd never get anytning accomplished in life!

Anonymous said...

think he accidentally killed him - in a fight- then after realizing what he had done killed himself? brother on brother is not the usual for murder/suicide.

Anonymous said...

ya'll are all ridiculous.

Anonymous said...

I know this situation intimately. Not sibling rivalry.

Anonymous said...

My beloved cousins , Sidney

Anonymous said...

Thank you to all of you that have expressed you thoughts, love, and concern. I, too, know the tragedy intimately. This has been very hard on many people. It is truly tragic. It is not believed to be sibling rivalry-that is much to petty. Please do not make judgements. For the blogger that said that we should just "get over it... That's life." I pray for you. I am sorry that you are so detached and heartless. And I hope and pray none of you ever have to go through this pain and loss. Please just lift the family up in prayer?!?!?!

Anonymous said...

Jermey birthday coming up soon I can remember is 21st like it was yesterday love you and miss you tons

Anonymous said...

I miss you so much Jeremy, its been 2 years and not a day goes by that you arent in my thoughts and prayers. LOVE YOU!!

Anonymous said...

I know this situation all too well. It was not sibling rivalry at all. Jeremy's death was a very tragic accident, and his brother, Jason, couldn't live with it. ... My heart still goes out to their surviving parents and brother. This is not the kind of loss, loved ones ever "get over". The pain and loss they've suffered makes anyone who can feel, want to cry. ... I'll continue to pray for their family, until my end of life. I wish them love, prayers, and GOD's blessings.