FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The incident that left two people dead inside an uptown Fayetteville apartment complex in late September was an apparent case of murder-suicide, according to Sergeant Tony Murphy with the Fayetteville Police Department on Monday.
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At the time, police said the deaths appeared to be “an isolated incident with no threat to the public.”
On Monday, Murphy provided the following update:
“After further investigation we do believe that Mr. Ryu Wada shot Ms. Vaught multiple times, before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder/suicide,” Murphy said.
According to her grandmother, Vaught was going to Arkansas State University to become a doctor.