***UPDATE 5:52 P.M.***Morgan County Sheriff Jim Petty says investigators originally believed Mae and Wayne Wells were shot in their home, but that recently changed as the investigation started to come together in the last couple days.”They were killed by blunt force trauma,” Petty said an autopsy earlier in the week determined that. He says even before investigators had a suspect in custody, they had evidence from the Monday murder to keep the investigation moving.”We have obtained a lot of blood evidence at the scene,” Petty said. “There was a handprint on the main entrance door.”He says there was also a bloody footprint found inside the home. With the help of Highway Patrol, investigators continued visiting the crime scene hoping to piece together exactly what happened.Petty says, “We also found the pipe we believe was used in the assault, and in his interview he indicated that was the weapon he had used.”According to court documents, it was the night after the murder when police first tried to talk to Blowers. They say he was stabbing himself repeatedly in the stomach and told officers quote, “I did not mean to do it,” and then later denied killing the elderly couple.Thursday night his story changed. Documents say Blowers admitted to using a pipe, knife and screw driver to commit the murders. But Petty says that may not be the whole story. “It’s a long process, but it’s going very well, ” he sad. “We’re trying to determine whether there was anyone else involved, we’re still interviewing people.”***UPDATE 11:26 A.M.***Investigators originally thought the victims were shot to death. But authorities said on Friday the autopsy later revealed the couple died from blunt force trauma.Blowers allegedly used a pipe, knife and screwdriver. A pipe was found near the scene on Thursday, and officials think it was used as a weapon.***ORIGINAL STORY***Ronald Blowers, 25, of Stover was charged Friday morning with two counts of second-degree murder, armed criminal action and one count of burglary.Blowers is charged for the brutal murders of Wayne and Mae Wells, who were found fatally shot in their home Tuesday morning.Morgan County Sheriff Jim Petty said they are still interviewing suspects, and the investigation continues. A preliminary court date for Blowers has not been set.
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