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Police: Husband and wife in Lewiston dead after apparent murder-suicide

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Posted at 6:35 PM, Feb 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-04 18:35:56-05

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WKBW) — Police in Lewiston say a husband and wife are dead following an apparent murder-suicide, Friday afternoon.

Investigators say they responded to a home on Upper Mountain Road just before 12:30 p.m. Friday for a welfare check.

Police found a man and a woman in their 70s dead from gunshot wounds.

Officials say a preliminary investigation determines the cause of death to be a murder-suicide.

The names of the couple are being withheld and no additional information will be released.