HAY, Wash. — Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what they believe to be murder suicide outside of Hay, Washington.

Authorities said they were first notified when a female called 911 and reported that she had shot her husband because of health complications he was suffering from.

Whitman County Sheriff’s Office Officials said when law enforcement responded, they discovered two deceased individuals inside the house, Dennis Moore, 66, and Janice Moore, 63. Reports said both appeared to have gunshot wounds.

According to the press release, the sheriff’s office is continuing to work with the coroner to better determine the exact cause and manner of death.