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Coroner's office identifies elderly Windsor Township couple dead in murder-suicide

Staff report
LOGO police fire

The York County Coroner’s Office has identified the elderly Windsor Township couple who died Wednesday in a murder-suicide.

Robert Heard, 83, shot his wife, 80-year-old Carol, in the head before turning the gun on himself, the coroner’s office stated in a Thursday news release.

Their bodies were discovered around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday. At the scene, police and the coroner’s office learned the couple had been having health issues, the release notes.

Robert Heard’s death was ruled a suicide, and Carol Heard’s death as a homicide. There will be no autopsies, the coroner’s office stated.