Deputies investigating possible murder-suicide in The Villages after man, woman found dead

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies are investigating a possible murder-suicide in The Villages after a man and woman were found dead inside a home.

Sumter County deputies said they responded to a home on San Pedro Drive for a well-being check Tuesday around 10 a.m. When they arrived, deputies said they could see a person laying on the floor inside.


When they entered the home, deputies said they found a man and woman dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, but deputies believe it was a murder-suicide.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.