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76-year-old Texas couple dead, apparent murder-suicide

Published On: Oct 24 2013 10:26:35 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 24 2013 01:02:10 PM CDT

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -

Police say a Southeast Texas husband and wife have been found shot to death in their home in an apparent murder-suicide.
    
Port Arthur police identified the pair as John and Patricia Knight, both age 76.
    
Police Chief Mark Blanton said the couple's son discovered the bodies Wednesday afternoon.
    
Investigators on Thursday did not immediately say which spouse apparently shot the other before committing suicide. Police did not immediately release a possible motive for the killings but said the couple had unspecified health problems. Investigators did not elaborate.
    
Autopsies have been ordered.