Jupiter Island Commissioner Charles Falcone, wife Nola found shot to death in Augusta, Georgia

Nola Falcone was a successful businesswoman and investor known locally for her work with a variety of arts and gardening groups. She was the daughter of Vernon Maddox, a former mayor of North Augusta.  Augusta Chronicle archives/ 1992

Nola Falcone was a successful businesswoman and investor known locally for her work with a variety of arts and gardening groups.
She was the daughter of Vernon Maddox, a former mayor of North Augusta.

Charles Falcone, a town commissioner in Jupiter Island lived on Jupiter Island since 1994 with his wife Nola.
Their “other home” is in Augusta, according to that municipality’s Web site.
Dr. Falcone retired from American Electric Power, a large Midwestern electric utility company in 1997.
He served as Jupiter Island’s mayor from 2006 to 2011.

Neighbor Babs Bruns talks to Sheriff's Office investigator outside the Walton Way home where a shooting left 2 people dead Monday morning January 5, 2015.  Michael Holahan/ Staff

A neighbor talks to a Sheriff’s Office investigator outside the Augusta home where the shooting occurred.

 

WPTV reports that Jupiter Island Commissioner Charles Falcone and his wife Nola have been found dead inside a second home they own in Augusta, Georgia.

Deputies found the 72-year-old commissioner and his 75-year-old wife both deceased from gunshot wounds, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. It said there was no apparent forced entry to the home.

The Augusta Richmond County coroner is investigating the case as an apparent murder/suicide.

Jupiter Island Town Manager Gene Rauth said in a statement, “Town commissioners, residents and staff are shocked, saddened and devastated by the loss. Dr. Falcone, a commissioner and former mayor, and Mrs. Falcone, were beloved citizens of our community who made great and lasting contributions of their time and talents to the town’s quality of life.”

For the complete WPTV story: http://www.wptv.com/news/region-n-palm-beach-county/jupiter-island-commissioner-charles-falcone-wife-nola-found-shot-to-death-in-augusta-Georgia

 

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