Buncombe county deaths being called murder-suicide - FOX Carolina 21

Buncombe county deaths being called murder-suicide

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Leicester, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Buncombe County Deputies said a husband and wife died in what appeared to be a murder-suicide Friday night.

Clyde Cody Jr., 65, and Hida Cody, 64 of 14 New Home Road in Leicester were identified as the victims, according to Natalie Bailey of the sheriff's office.

"The findings of the investigation appear to be consistent with a murder-suicide pending autopsy results from the medical examiner," Bailey said.

Bailey said deputies were called to the Cody's home on New Home Road in Leicester after receiving a call for service at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

She said deputies arrived and found the two victims dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Bailey said the investigation into this incident is ongoing.                                                                       

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