Man, woman found dead in apparent murder-suicide in The Villages

Pair found fatally shot on San Pedro Drive, sheriff’s officials say

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SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A man and woman were found fatally shot in The Villages on Tuesday in what appeared to be a murder-suicide, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they responded to 635 San Pedro Drive around 10 a.m. in response to a well-being check. Upon arrival, deputies said they saw from the outside of the home a person on the floor inside.

When they entered the house, deputies found a man and woman dead with gunshot wounds, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Deputies said they believe it was a murder-suicide, and an investigation is ongoing.

No other details, including the names of the man and woman or their relationship to each other, have been released at this time.

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