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PHOENIX (AP)- An elderly couple has been found dead in their Glendale home and authorities say it appears to be a murder-suicide.

Glendale police officers responded to a 911 call around 9:30 p.m. Monday and found the bodies of 86-year-old George Deckard and his 86-year-old wife Margaret.

Police say they believe the man shot his wife and then himself.

The Arizona Republic reports that George Deckard left a handwritten note in the house.

Police didn't release the contents of the note, but say the details were consistent with a murder-suicide and the couple had various medical issues.


Information from: The Arizona Republic,

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