Elderly Male Commits Suicide After Shooting Wife Due To Exceedingly High Medical Bills!
An unfortunate turn of events has left an elderly Washington couple dead after being unable to cope with an accumulation of medical bills.
According to #CBSNews ; a 72 year old male made a call to 911 prior to the incident and stated “I'm going to kill myself.” He then continued by stating that he left a detailed note with instructions for the arriving officers. Sources have indicated that dispatch attempted to keep the male caller on the phone but unfortunately failed, he disconnected shortly.
Reports read that police officials sent in a robot mounted camera into the home once they arrived. Inside both the husband and his wife were found dead with gun shot wounds. The incident is being identified as a likely murder-suicide.
"Several notes were left citing severe ongoing medical problems with the wife and expressing concerns that the couple did not have sufficient resources to pay for medical care," the sheriff’s department's states within a #twitter post. “Next of kin information was left in a note and detectives are working with out of state law enforcement to notify the next of kin.”
The couple’s identity hasn’t been released as of yet.