Police: Columbia couple died in apparent murder-suicide
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Columbia police say the deaths of an elderly couple were an apparent murder-suicide.
Police identified the couple as 79-year-old Mary Trentman and 83-year-old Wayne Trentman.
Police said in a news release that officers went to the couple’s home Monday after Wayne Trentman called 911 and said his wife was dead.
When officers arrived, they found Mary Trentman dead of a gunshot wound and Wayne Trentman dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Police are still investigating the deaths.