VIDEO: Elderly couple found dead in Novato home investigated as possible murder suicide

NOVATO (KRON) — Marin County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of two elderly people in Novato Wednesday morning.

Deputies are now investigating this as a murder-suicide.

The sheriff’s office received a call around 8:30 a.m. from people who came to visit the residents of 611 Bugeia Lane off of Atherton Avenue, Lt. Doug Pittman said.

Family members had gone to the residence to check on the occupants that live at the residence and found the two victims, according to a deputy.

Deputies secured the house and property and sought a search warrant to go back in the house. They will be at the scene throughout the day, Pittman said.

The names of the man and woman will be released by the Marin County coroner’s office, Pittman said.

The story is still developing. Stay with KRON4 for all updates. 

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