- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

EWING, N.J. (AP) - The shooting deaths of an elderly couple found in their central New Jersey home is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Mercer County prosecutors say 87-year-old Edwin Briehler and his 83-year-old wife, Lena, were found Tuesday. Police had gone to the couple’s Ewing home around 4 p.m. after being called by a family member.

Authorities have not released further details on the shootings, citing the ongoing investigation.

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