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Arrest Report Details Apparent Murder Suicide

An elderly man told paramedics, "I shot my wife and then I shot myself," according to the Arrest Report released by the District Attorney's office.

Joseph Woods, who is 86-years-old, is charged with the murder of his wife, 80-year-old Kay Woods. The couple's son and daughter discovered them in their bed suffering from gunshot wounds on Thursday morning.

Kay Woods was prounced dead at the scene. Joseph Woods was transported to Sunrise Hosptial where he underwent surgery.

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According to the Arrest Report, the couple's children found a note that basically read, "Sorry, please forgive us, take care of Lilly, Ma and Pa."

The couple's children found their father still breathing and holding a gun in his hand.

Neighbors describe the couple as loving and friendly but do say the elderly man did suffer from some health problems.


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