Melissa Kolonich stabbed, John Kolonich shoots self in Franklin TWP murder-suicide – Thursday, November 11, 2021

Murder-suicide death of Melissa Kolonich and  John Kolonich – Obituary

42-year-old Melissa Kolonich was stabbed to death by her husband, 46-year-old John Kolonich who later shot himself in a Franklin TWP murder-suicide that occurred on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

John was found about 10:30 a.m. on Sandra Way in Franklinville, already deceased from a gunshot wound he inflicted on himself while in a vehicle.

Melissa was found in what was their family residence located on Florawood Court. She had been stabbed to death by John before he got into his car and drove off.

The vehicle then had a crash, after which John shot himself.

The murder-suicide remains under investigation.