A man wanted on a charge of abuse of a corpse was found dead back over the weekend in undisclosed motel room on Sunday.

WPKO Radio reported that 47 year old Kenneth R. West died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The body of his wife, 68 year old Diana West, found Saturday in her home in the 1300 block of Milstone Drive in Marysville after police arrived for a well being check/ Her daughter had told police she didn’t believe text messages she was receiving from her mother’s phone were actually being sent by her.

The incident remains under investigation.