Story Published: May 29, 2010 at 1:27 PM CDT
Story Updated: May 29, 2010 at 1:31 PM CDT
The Smithville couple involved in what was believed to be an attempted murder-suicide earlier this week have died.
56–year–old Michael Peterson and his wife, 50–year–old Kaye Peterson, were both taken off life support Friday after having their organs donated.
Family members told the News Center the Peterson's were going through a divorce.
Police say Michael Peterson shot his wife in the head three times before turning the gun on himself at the couple's 9425 Grand Avenue home.
Kaye Peterson was pronounced dead at 8:55 Friday morning, Michael Peterson was pronounced dead at 2:30 Friday afternoon.
An autopsy was scheduled to be conducted on Kaye Saturday.WordPress Tags: SMITHVILLE,COUPLE,POLICE,MURDER,SUICIDE,news,Story,Michael,Peterson,wife,Kaye,life,Center,times,Grand,Avenue,afternoon,members