Jefferson City authorities say the deaths of a married couple appear to be a murder-suicide.

52-year-old Bobby Clines and his wife, 46-year-old Mary Clines. The couple was found dead from gunshot wounds Wednesday at their home.

Police records indicate a relative who hadn't been able to contact the couple went to the home and discovered their bodies.

The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports although police believe the deaths are a murder-suicide, authorities will continue to investigate.

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