The bodies of a Kirkland couple in their 60s were discovered Sunday after what police believe was a murder-suicide.

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A couple in their 60s are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Kirkland, police said Sunday night.

Police responded at about 11 a.m. to a report of a dead man found in a residence in the 10300 block of 113th Court Northeast, according to a news release from Kirkland Police.

The man’s body was discovered in a garage by a family member who hadn’t heard from him and went to check on him. The man’s injuries appeared self-inflicted, the news release said.

The body of a woman believed to be the dead man’s wife was located in the kitchen. Police said the incident appeared to be the result of a murder-suicide that occurred in the past couple of days.

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Kirkland police are investigating the deaths. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Phil Goguen at 425-587-3503 or at