Suicide victim suspected of killing Cobb woman

Investigators believe a man who committed suicide is responsible for the death of the Cobb County woman he lived with.

Harold Purvis Jr., 27, the victim of an apparent suicide, was found dead Thursday in Columbia, S.C., with a vehicle belonging to Ladonna Stallings, 23.

When Cobb police checked the home the two shared in the 1100 block of West Commons Road in Marietta they found the body of Stallings.

Her death is believed to be a homicide, Cobb police said Saturday. The cause of death has not been released. The investigation continues.

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