Murder-suicide in north Austin leaves husband, wife dead: APD

Police are investigating after a husband shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself in north Austin.

Early on June 19, around 1:03 a.m., Austin police responded to a 911 call in the 10600 block of Macmora Road. The call came from a man saying "My wife is in the bedroom. I'm outside."

Officers arrived and located 58-year-old Suzanne Bailey inside the home with a gunshot wound to the head. She was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 9:10 a.m.

Officers also located 53-year-old Joshua Lockwood in the backyard of the home with a gunshot wound to the head. Lockwood was pronounced dead on scene at 1:28 a.m.


Investigating detectives found that Bailey had been shot by Lockwood, her husband, who then took his own life.

Anyone with any information on this crime is asked to contact the Austin Police Department at 512-974-TIPS. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting or by calling 512-472-8477.

A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.

This case is being investigated as Austin's 26th homicide of 2024.