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South Carolina couple found dead in home

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Police think the shooting deaths of a

Simpsonville couple were a murder-suicide.

Multiple media outlets reported that officers were called to a

home about 3 p.m. Wednesday after someone reported hearing

gunshots.

A Greenville County sheriff's SWAT team tried to get a response

from someone in the house by using a bullhorn. Simpsonville Police

Lt. Ralph Bobo says officers then broke in a front window and found

the bodies.

Greenville County Deputy Coroner Karie Cain says the victims

were 58-year-old James T. Bazzle and 45-year-old Traci L. Grant.

Cain said autopsies were planned Thursday. She says

investigators think Grant died before Bazzle.

Bobo says the shootings appeared to be the result of a domestic

dispute.

 

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