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Elderly Couple Dead in Murder-Suicide

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police officers are investigating the deaths of an elderly couple in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

According to police, patrol officers were called to a home in the 6400 block of E. Tropicana Avenue Sunday morning. When they went in the home, they found the couple suffering from gunshot wounds to the head. Dorothy Huss, 87, was declared dead at the scene and Clifford Huss, 86, was taken to Sunrise Hospital's trauma center where he later died.

The Clark County coroner's office has ruled the woman's death a homicide, and the man's a suicide.

Anyone with any information about the shooting deaths is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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