Police Say Man Kills Wife, Self At Nursing Home In Augusta Co.

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FISHERSVILLE, Va. (AP) – Augusta County police say a man and his wife have died in an apparent murder-suicide at a nursing home.

Sheriff’s Deputy Felicia Glick tells media outlets that investigators believe the 84-year-old man shot his 83-year-old wife and then himself. The shootings occurred around 11 am. Saturday in a room at Shenandoah Nursing Home in Fishersville.

Glick says the man was visiting his wife. She says police don’t know whether the woman was a temporary patient or a resident at the nursing home, which is a rehabilitation center.

The couple’s names haven’t been released.

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