Murder-Suicide at Garland Nursing Home: Police

Police are investigating a reported murder-suicide at a Garland nursing home.[[294917901,C]]

Officers responded to Winters Park Assisted Living and Memory Care in the 3400 block of Wagon Wheel Road Tuesday morning on a report of someone bleeding.

When they arrived, they found the bodies of Arthur Smith, 85, and his wife, Charlene, 81, in Charlene's room.

Based on a preliminary investigation and evidence on the scene, detectives believe Arthur shot and killed Charlene, then turned the gun on himself.

Police are waiting on a cause of death from the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office before making an official ruling.

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