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The scene in Santa Fe Springs Thursday after a married couple was found shot dead in a murder-suicide. Photo: OnSceneTV

A married man and woman in their 70s were found dead Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said.

Paramedics sent to the 11800 block of Shoemaker Avenue about 9:20 a.m. found the couple dead at the scene, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported.

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“Investigators responded to the location and learned that this was a murder-suicide incident involving an elderly married couple in their 70s,” according to a sheriff’s statement. “The suspect shot his wife and turned the gun on himself.”

The couple’s names were not immediately available.

–City News Service

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