Evidence points to yet another murder-suicide

OCEANSIDE (CNS) – An Oceanside man is believed to have fatally shot his wife before committing suicide with the same weapon, according to police investigating the deaths Tuesday.

Oceanside police said neighbors asked officers to check on the couple, who were found in separate bedrooms of their home in the 5100 block of North River Road about 5 p.m. Monday, according to Oceanside police Lt. Leonard Mata, who said the two may have been dead for more than a week.

A note dated June 24 that indicated the man shot the woman, then killed himself, was recovered, as was a pistol believed to have been used, Mata said. Their names were being withheld, but the man was 53 and the woman 46, he said.

No motive was disclosed.

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