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Elderly couple dies in apparent murder-suicide in Henderson

Posted at 7:51 AM, Feb 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-09 16:55:31-05

Henderson police have confirmed that they found a man and a woman dead inside of one of the townhomes Friday morning.

At 5:34 a.m., multiple officers responded to Parkway Townhomes on 2675 Windmill Parkway near Pecos Road. The man called 911 about 5:30 a.m. and reported he had shot his wife and then stated he was going to shoot himself.

Henderson police have now confirmed that they found an 82-year-old man and a 81-year-old woman dead inside of one of the townhomes. They are labeling this as a murder-suicide.

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The names of the couple will be released by the Clark County coroner. 

This marks the first homicide of the year in Henderson.