WA police probe possible murder-suicide



February 26, 2010 - 1:09PM


Police are treating the death of a 74-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman in the southern Perth suburb of Kardinya on Thursday afternoon as a suspected murder-suicide.

The victims are believed to be husband and wife.

Police said the woman suffered serious stab wounds in a suspected domestic violence incident and died on the way to hospital.

They said the couple had been found in their Stamos Court unit about 3.30pm by family friends.

It is believed the man murdered the woman before killing himself.

Police were continuing to conduct forensic examinations at the home on Friday.

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