Police identify married couple found dead Tuesday afternoon

Death of Lubbock couple
Detectives investigate after 2 found dead in southwest Lubbock home (Source: KCBD)
Detectives investigate after 2 found dead in southwest Lubbock home (Source: KCBD)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Detectives with the Lubbock Police Department Persons Crimes Unit are investigating a married couple's death after their bodies were discovered Tuesday morning.

LPD has identified 74-year-old Billy Bailey and 71-year-old Jean Bailey as the two found dead.

On July 31, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Lubbock Police officers responded to a home in the 6000 block of 83rd Street to check the welfare of the couple. Concerned family members had not been able to contact the couple for several days.

Responding officers entered the home and found the couple deceased.

Due to the nature of how the two individuals were found, LPD detectives were called to the scene to investigate. At this time it does not appear that anyone else is involved in this case.

This remains a death investigation by detectives with the LPD Persons Crimes Unit. KCBD NewsChannel 11 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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