Elderly Couple Dead Of Apparent Murder-Suicide At Care Center
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A husband and wife were involved in an apparent murder-suicide at a residential care center in Worthington Friday evening.
Worthington Police responded to a report of gunshots fired in a room at Crossroads Care Center just before 10 p.m.
Officers found 86-year-old Doris Doust, a resident of the center, in bed with a gunshot wound to her head.
Her husband, 87-year-old George Doust, was sitting on an adjacent bed with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was not a resident of the center.
They were both pronounced dead at a Sioux Falls hospital.
Police are investigating the incident.