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UPDATE: Sheriff Investigating Murder/Suicide Near Chattaroy

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Sheriff's major crimes detectives are at a North Spokane County residence to investigate the discovery of a pair of bodies inside a manufactured home.

The Spokane Sheriff's Department has confirmed that they are investigating the case as a murder/suicide.

An out-of-state relative called the sheriff's office about 9:50 a.m. Friday and asked that deputies check on the couple.  Fire personnel were advised as well and arrived ahead of patrol deputies.

They discovered a body on the floor of the home and backed out to await the arrival of law enforcement.

The man and woman who live in the home are in their 70's, the relative reported.

Identities will be released after an autopsy on Monday.   

Investigation into the matter continues.

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