Macomb County Sheriff Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, MI – On Tuesday August 28th, 2018, at approximately 8:50pm, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a phone call from a man in Florida. The caller stated that he had contacted his father and that his father was slurring his words.Murder-Suicide

The caller requested that deputies respond to the residence to check on his father. A 911 call was also received from the residence where a male caller was slurring his words. Deputies were dispatched to the residence on Mackenzie Dr. in Macomb Township to check the welfare of the caller. Deputies were unable to make contact with anyone and had to force entry into the home.

Once inside the home, deputies located a deceased elderly woman inside the master bedroom of the home. She had multiple gunshot wounds to her head, leg, and hand.

An elderly male was located in the master bedroom bathroom of the home and had what is believed to be a gunshot wound to his head. He was transported to the hospital for his injury and is being treated at this time. A handgun was located in the bedroom.

The man and woman are believed to be husband and wife and the only residents of the home. There were no signs of forced entry and all home goods appeared to be in place.

Macomb County Sheriff’s Office detectives continue to investigate this incident. Once a formal identification has been made the deceased female’s name will be released.

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