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Franklin Co. Murder-Suicide Investigation

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The Franklin County Sheriff's office is investigating a murder suicide.

Deputies say a man shot and killed his wife, before turning the gun on himself.

It happened at a home on Cascade Lane in Boones Mill, at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

Investigators say dispatchers got a call from 43-year-old Christopher Cooper, who said he had killed his wife, Angela Cooper.

By the time deputies got to the scene, both were found dead.