ST. PETERS, Mo. – A 94-year-old man killed his wife Sunday at BJC St. Peters after arriving to visit her while she was being treated for an illness, according to police. The woman is being identified as Anna Bode, 93. The couple lived in St. Charles.

Bode had been in the hospital for a few days to be treated for an illness. Investigators said, while the two were alone at about 11:00 a.m., John Robey took out a gun and shot and killed his wife. He then turned the gun on himself.

Robey survived the initial suicide attempt. But, he died on Monday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.