Police investigate murder-suicide in Spokane

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 8:57 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 4 at 10:57 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A husband reportedly murdered his wife before fatally shooting himself in their home.

Police say they received a 911 call from the 3000 block of West Broad around 7:30 a.m. from the husband. They say he told them he shot his wife and threatened to shoot himself.

The first responding officer saw both of the bodies through the window when he arrived.

Police have not released the couple’s identities, but say they are in their late 70s. The man also said his wife suffered from a terminal illness on the 911 call.

Neighbors tell KREM 2 they are shocked to hear this about the couple.

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