A Tyler County couple was shot and killed before 6 a.m. Tuesday at Harrisville, an apparent murder-suicide.

The Ritchie County Sheriff's Department reports the man, identified as Sheldon Jay Baker, 33, shot his wife, Kathy N. Baker, 44, and then turned the gun on himself.

The couple were delivering papers in Harrisville. The bodies have been sent to the Medical Examiner in Morgantown.

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