Pregnant Woman Killed in Suspected Murder Suicide

A pregnant Cumberland woman is dead after a suspected murder suicide in Hardy County. The Hardy County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting that happened at a home on Trough Road at approximately ‪11pm on Friday night. Hardy County 911 received a call that there had been a shooting and law enforcement units quickly responded. An investigation was conducted by the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Moorefield Police Department to help secure the scene. Two individuals were found deceased inside the house, Quentin  Strawderman and Ashley McDonal. McDonald was pregnant. The weapon used in the shooting was a .45 caliber handgun. Witnesses were present in the house at the time of the shooting. An investigation is continuing, pending results of the autopsies and report of the medical examiner.