Death investigation underway after elderly couple found dead in Lake County home

A death investigation is underway after a husband and his wife were found dead in their Lake County home.

This happened at a home on Sea Fern Drive in Leesburg. 

According to deputies, the Lake County Sheriff's Office received a call Saturday morning from a woman who said she stopped by the home to visit and discovered the husband and wife dead.

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"The husband appeared to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound," the Sheriff's Office said 

The wife’s cause of death has not been determined. There was no sign of forced entry and detectives do not believe there is a suspect at large. 

The couple has been identified as Joanne Carter, 78, and her husband, Glenn Carter, 80.

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