Medical examiner confirms couple's death was a murder-suicide

The family of 82-year-old Clyde Shue say they have no idea why he would shoot and kill his beloved wife, Kimberly, at their home in Manchester, and then take his own life. (Courtesy: Shue Family)

MANCHESTER, Maine (AP) -- The state medical examiner has confirmed that the deaths of a married couple in Manchester, Maine, were a murder-suicide.

The office concluded that the husband shot his wife in the head before doing the same to himself.

[Related: Family baffled by apparent murder-suicide in Manchester]

The bodies of 82-year-old Clyde Shue and his wife, 62-year-old Kim Shue, were found by police on Saturday.

Police arrived to find the husband dead next to the doorway, with a gun at his side, while his wife was dead in her bed.

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