Man, 82, kills wife then self over medical issues

Author: Associated Press
Credit: CBS

Authorities say an 82-year-old Florida man fatally shot his wife and then himself after telling family members he could no longer take care of her medical needs.

Polk County Sheriff’s officials tell news outlets that deputies found the bodies of Henry and Nancy Stanekci on Saturday inside their home in Polk City in central Florida.

According to investigators, Stanekci called his brother around 10 p.m. and told him he’d just shot his wife. Deputies arrived at the home and found Stanekci with two bullet wounds. His wife was also dead.

They had been married for 28 years.

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