- Associated Press - Saturday, March 8, 2014

ASHFORD, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in southeast Alabama are investigating the gunshot deaths of a man and his wife, whose bodies were found in a home near Ashford.

Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd identified the couple as 91-year-old Laurence Dantzer and his 88-year-old wife, Phyllis Dantzer.

Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes tells The Dothan Eagle (https://bit.ly/1hYymwz) that deputies responded to the single-story home in the Loveland community around 9 a.m. Saturday. They found both people with fatal gunshot wounds.

Byrd said authorities believe the shooting likely happened sometime during the early morning hours Saturday. He said the home is about three miles south of Ashford.

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Information from: The Dothan Eagle, https://www.dothaneagle.com


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