Overland Park, Kansas elderly couple killed in shooting

The Overland Park, Kansas Police Department is investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide that occurred Thursday morning. Police said the incident happened at a house in the 8400 block of England Street. Police said in a tweet that two people – an elderly man and woman – were found dead at the home. The man reportedly called 911, but when police arrived he and the woman were found dead. Police identified the couple as Frank and Donna Mayfield, both 87. Police said the woman was in hospice care. It is believed that her husband shot her, then turned the gun on himself. Investigators said the man emailed his children explaining his plans before the shooting.

The Overland Park, Kansas Police Department is investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide that occurred Thursday morning.

Police said the incident happened at a house in the 8400 block of England Street.

Police said in a tweet that two people – an elderly man and woman – were found dead at the home.

The man reportedly called 911, but when police arrived he and the woman were found dead.

Police identified the couple as Frank and Donna Mayfield, both 87. Police said the woman was in hospice care. It is believed that her husband shot her, then turned the gun on himself.

Investigators said the man emailed his children explaining his plans before the shooting.

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