Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide of Elderly Vermont Couple

Police in Newbury, Vermont, investigating a call that an 80-year-old man had shot his wife have found a couple dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Vermont State Police went to check on Kenneth and 76-year-old Barbara Welch late Monday. A relative of the residents called police, saying Welch had called indicating that he had shot his wife.

Troopers found a man and woman dead in the house of apparent gunshot wounds.

Police say the Major Crime Unit and the Crime Scene Search Team are investigating the incident. They say at this time, the investigation has not revealed any third party involved in this incident.

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