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Police investigate murder-suicide in Jefferson

Jefferson, La.- The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigates a murder-suicide in the 600 block of Gelpi Avenue.

It happened around 10:22 a.m. Saturday.

Police say they received a call of two individuals shot at the location.

First responding officers met a male subject who told police he discovered both of his parents shot inside of their home at the Gelpi address.

Investigators say it appears 89-year-old Frank Branighan shot his wife, 89-year-old Clara Branighan and then turned the gun on himself.

Mrs. Branighan was transported to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Mr. Branighan was pronounced dead on the scene.

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