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Fayetteville Couple Dead Of Apparent Murder-Suicide

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred Saturday afternoon.

Police said they received a call at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday from a man who said he had killed his wife and was going to shoot himself.

When police arrived at the Cambridge Arms apartment complex, they said they found a male and female inside an apartment, both dead from gunshot wounds.

Neighbors said the wife was a soldier and had just returned home after a tour of duty.

"She came home for rest and relaxation," one neighbor said.

Detectives are currently interviewing neighbors, family and co-workers.

Investigators said they expect to release the names of the husband and wife on Monday.

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