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Authorities Investigate Murder-Suicide In Vance County

Posted July 18, 2003 8:58 a.m. EDT

— Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide in Vance County.

Detectives said Sherwin "Junior" Archibald shot his ex-girlfriend around 3 p.m. Thursday at Big Run Creek Lane before killing himself. Authorities say the woman died on the way to the hospital.

The woman's name has not been released.

Archibald's family said the couple has a history of breakups and they had split up as recently as Sunday night.