Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Molly Waldron

Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide

CREATED Nov. 26, 2012

 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- An elderly couple was found dead inside a Las Vegas home on Sunday morning in an apparent murder-suicide.

Police were called to a home in the 6400 block of East Tropicana Avenue just before 9 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man and woman inside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The man died a short time later at Sunrise Trauma Center.

Homicide detectives said the incident appeared to be a murder-suicide.

The woman was later identified as 87-year-old Dorothy Huss and the man was identified as 86-year-old Clifford Huss.

The Clark County Coroner's Office said Dorothy was shot in the head before Clifford turned the gun on himself.

Anyone with information on the circumstances surrounding the murder-suicide is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Action News will update this story as new information becomes available. 

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