Sault Ste. Marie Police Investigating Murder-Suicide

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

It happened around 10:15 Thursday morning at the MediLodge, a nursing care facility in Sault Ste. Marie.

Officers say they were called to the facility for a report of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they say they found an elderly couple on the grass outside. According to the police department, the husband and wife had both died from a single gunshot wound.

Police found a handgun near the couple.

Officers say the woman lived at the facility.

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader as we work to bring you more details.