VERNON COUNTY Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office identified two people found dead at a home Sunday. 47-year-old Tina Schermerhorn and 48-year-old Rick Schermerhorn were found dead in the town of Coon which is northwest of Westby.
The sheriff’s office says they received a 911 call a little before 9pm Sunday about a possible suicide. Deputies found Tina dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Later, deputies found Rick dead of multiple gunshot wounds. The investigation remains ongoing.