Police: Deaths likely a murder-suicide
STOWE (AP) -- Police in Stowe are calling a suspected murder-suicide a "tragic act of domestic violence."
Police say they believe 64-year-old Wayne Washburn killed his wife Katherine and then himself.
Police responded to a home on Cady Hill road at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, where they discovered the bodies.
Authorities say 59-year-old Katherine Washburn received severe head injuries. Police say it appears that Wayne Washburn may have died of a prescription drug overdose and deliberate carbon monoxide poisoning.
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