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Deputies Investigate Murder-Suicide Of Sante Fe Couple

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SANTA FE, Tenn. - Sheriff's deputies were called out to investigate what they have called the murder-suicide of a married Maury County couple.

Officers were called to a home at 4543 Snow Creek Road in Santa Fe just before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Maury County Sheriff Enoch George said the husband killed his wife before taking his own life. The couple was in their mid-60s.

The woman had been in poor health for some time. Their bodies were found in a garden behind their home. Deputies describe the incident as an unfortunate tragedy. 

Family members gathered at the home after hearing the news.

George said the couple was well known in the community and very active in their church.

The Sheriff's Office did not release the couple's names. 

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