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UPDATE: Police investigating murder-suicide as possible mercy killing

Posted at 10:38 AM, Nov 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-01 17:16:26-04

UPDATE 1 P.M. NOV. 1: Recent reports are a husband and wife that were both in their 80’s.  Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating whether this was a mercy killing because the husband was a patient at the center.

ORIGINAL STORY: Homicide detectives are in route to the scene of a possible murder-suicide at the Welbrook Transitional Rehabilitation Center at 6650 Grand Montecito Parkway, near Deer Springs Way.

Around 9:30 a.m., a husband reportedly shot his wife and then himself.