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Deaths Of Duplin Teachers Ruled Murder-Suicide

Posted June 29, 2006 9:07 a.m. EDT

— The death of a Duplin County couple has been ruled a murder-suicide by investigators.

The sheriff said 74-year-old Leamon Loftin shot his 68-year-old wife, Alma, then killed himself.

A concerned neighbor went to check on the couple last week and found their bodies.

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