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Couple Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police-Murder3WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide in Worcester.

Officers were called to a city condominium complex at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday by a 42-year-old man who said his mother and stepfather appeared to be dead.

Police entered the home and found 71-year-old Ellen Maher and 70-year-old Vincent Maher unresponsive.

A paramedic pronounced them dead at the scene.

The exact cause of death was not released pending autopsies.

Police say members of the family were being interviewed.

The deaths remain under investigation.