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Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide near West Palm Beach

Man, woman found shot to death inside home on Monmouth Road
Monmouth Road murder-suicide home, Nov. 6, 2022
Posted at 11:38 AM, Nov 06, 2022

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide near West Palm Beach.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said deputies were dispatched to a home in the 6500 block of Monmouth Road to conduct a welfare check about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

When deputies arrived, they found an elderly man and an elderly woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

A preliminary investigation leads detectives to believe the incident was a murder-suicide.

Both bodies were taken to the medical examiner's office, where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of deaths.