Melissa Wright Obituary News – Cause of Death: Victim, Suspect Identified in Marshfield home murder-suicide.
Melissa was a beautiful mother, daughter and sister.
According to the Marshfield Police Department in a press release, officers responded to a home on Sycamore Ave for a welfare check of 41-year-old Melissa Wright on Tuesday morning, after a co-worker had called after Wright did not show up for work, police said.
Upon officers arrival at the home, they found a vehicle registered to 48-year-old Heath Heck parked in the driveway. The front door was damaged consistent with a break-in, police said. Officers performed a protective sweep of the home and found both Wright and Heck dead.
According to police, investigation revealed that Heck shot and killed Wright and then turned the gun on himself.
Police say Wright and Heck had been married. They divorced in 2020.
Melissa was a kind and beautiful soul who touched everyone she met and with her uplifting spirit was a true joy to be around.