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Man Kills Wife In Apparent Murder-Suicide

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Aug 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-25 12:34:55-04

Police in Trenton have been investigating after they said a man shot his wife to death before turning the gun on himself.

Local news outlets reported Trenton police identified the deceased as 53-year-old Cedric Pigue and 50-year-old Angela Pigue.

Police Chief Will Sanders said a preliminary investigation showed Cedric Pigue shot his wife Tuesday morning near an intersection. She was found in the driver's seat of a vehicle.

He said Cedric Pigue turned the gun on himself when officers arrived at the scene for reports of a car crash and shots fired.

Police said both bodies were being taken to Memphis for autopsies.

The investigation was ongoing.