Levelland police investigating suspected murder-suicide

Levelland police investigating suspected murder-suicide

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Detectives with the Levelland Police Department are investigating what they suspect to be a murder-suicide. 

The Levelland & Hockley County News-Press reports police received a call just after 4 a.m. Monday from a man who said he needed police at a home in the 200 block of Sandalwood. Police report when he called 9-1-1, he told them he had just killed his wife and disconnected the call. 

After entering the home, police found the elderly woman dead. Police continued searching the home when they found the elderly male with a single gunshot wound with pistol a in hand.

Both people inside the home are reported to be 79-years-old, according to police.

Police have not yet released the names of the deceased. 

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. 

 

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