Overland Park, Kansas elderly couple killed in shooting

Overland Park, Kansas Police Department is investigating what they believe to be a homicide-suicide that occurred Thursday morning. Police said the incident took place at a house on the 8400 block of England Street. Police said in a tweet that two people – an elderly man and a woman – were found dead in the house. The man reportedly called 911, but when police arrived, both he and the woman were found dead. Police have identified the couple as Frank and Donna Mayfield, both 87 years old. The woman was in hospice, according to police. Her husband is believed to have shot her and then turned the gun on himself. Investigators said the man sent an email to his children explaining his plans for the shooting.

Overland Park, Kansas Police Department is investigating what they believe to be a homicide-suicide that occurred Thursday morning.

Police said the incident took place at a house on the 8400 block of England Street.

Police said in a tweet that two people – an elderly man and a woman – were found dead in the house.

The man reportedly called 911, but when police arrived, both he and the woman were found dead.

Police have identified the couple as Frank and Donna Mayfield, both 87 years old. The woman was in hospice, according to police. It is believed her husband shot her and pointed the gun at himself.

Investigators said the man sent an email to his children before the shooting explaining his plans.

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