UPDATE: Police identify 3 dead after Saturday morning shooting

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UPDATE (3 p.m.) – BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Bristol Police have identified three people dead Saturday morning after what they said appeared to be a murder-suicide.

Police identified the bodies of 36-year-old Kristina Robinson and her 17-year-old daughter deceased inside 816 Trammell Rd. The cause of death for both victims appeared to be from gunshot wounds, police said.

Also found deceased in the residence was 47-year-old Michael Robinson, Kristina’s estranged husband, police said. He appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A rifle was found with his body, and it appeared to be the weapon used during this incident.

Michael Robinson was the subject of a joint BTPD/Department of Children’s Services investigation into allegations of child abuse. Detectives had recently secured a Grand Jury Capias charging him with several counts in relation to that investigation. Robinson was currently residing in Russell County, VA and the capias had been sent to that jurisdiction to be served last Thursday. police reported.

The investigation into today’s events is on-going.

The bodies will be taken to the ETSU William L. Jenkins Forensic Center for autopsy.

The BTPD extended their deepest sympathies to the victims, as well as to their families, and all others directly affected by this senseless tragedy, according to the press release.


BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officers with the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department are investigating a shooting on Trammell Road Saturday.

At approximately 6:45 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to shots fired reported at a residence on Trammell Road.

When entering the house, officers reportedly discovered two female victims and a male, who is believed to be the suspect, deceased inside the residence.

Investigators are still conducting investigations. No further details were available.

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department reported there is no additional danger to the public at the
time.

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