- Associated Press - Monday, May 5, 2014

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Police say the deaths of an elderly couple at a care center in southwestern Minnesota are a murder-suicide.

Investigators say 86-year-old Doris Droust was found with a gunshot wound to the head in a private room at Crossroads Care Center in Worthington. Police say 87-year-old George Droust was also found in the room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head Friday night. A handgun was recovered from the room.

The Daily Globe (https://bit.ly/1kEOKBs ) says both were taken to Sanford Worthington Medical Center and later transferred to Sioux Falls, South Dakota where they were pronounced dead.

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Information from: The Daily Globe, https://www.dglobe.com

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