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Elderly Man Kills Ailing Wife, Then Himself

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MACON COUNTY, Tenn. - The deaths of an elderly couple in Red Boiling Springs have been ruled a murder-suicide.

The Macon County Sheriff said 71-year-old Dennis Kirby shot his wife, 76-year-old Edo, before shooting himself on Thursday morning.

The sheriff said Edo had been suffering from severe health problems in recent years.

Their investigation is ongoing.

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