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Coroner: Elderly man shot sick wife, then himself

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The shooting happened in this home.  (Source: WYFF) The shooting happened in this home. (Source: WYFF)
HONEA PATH, SC (WYFF) -

An elderly husband and wife were found dead in their bed Thursday, according to the coroner.

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Robert and Bertha Beasley, both in their early 80s, were in declining health.

Shore said Robert Beasley shot his wife and then pulled her close to him and shot himself.

Shore said he thinks the couple died Wednesday night. They were found by a family member on Thursday in their home on Eastview Street in Honea Path.

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