YORK, Pa.—Authorities in central Pennsylvania have released the names of a man and woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide.

Police in York County say the bodies of 43-year-old Parag Patel and 41-year-old Niha Patel were found in their Manchester Township home at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Chief Deputy Coroner Claude Stabley said the two apparently died between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Stabley said the woman was in bed and may have been asleep when she was shot in the head. The man was found on the floor next to the bed with a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Stabley ruled the case a murder-suicide and said no autopsies were planned. He said investigators had determined that the couple had been having marital problems.


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