Volusia Sheriff: Elderly couple dead in DeLeon Springs murder-suicide

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The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an elderly DeLeon Springs couple was found dead inside a home Wednesday night. 
 
The Sheriff's Office said signs point to murder-suicide. 
 
Deputies arrived at the home on Winona Trail at 6:22 p.m. after being dispatched for a well-being check by their son, who said he had received an email from his father saying he had shot his wife, the son's mother. 
 
In the email, the father wrote about both of them being dead, which made the son think his father was also planning on taking his own life, Volusia deputies said.
 
When deputies failed to get in touch with the couple, they went inside and found the couple dead at 7:04 p.m.
 
Both were in their 80s. 
 
The son said that he last spoke to his mother on Tuesday and everything seemed fine. 
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