Elderly husband and wife found dead

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A terminally ill 84-year-old man and his 80-year-old wife have been found dead in their home.

Police are investigating the scene in Maraetai, a coastal village in east Auckland, a police spokeswoman said.

The bodies of elderly couple were discovered this morning about 7.30am by a family member, who alerted the police.

The circumstances of the deaths are being investigated, the spokeswoman said. No other people were sought in connection with the incident.

- NZ Herald

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