Husband dies after apparently killing wife

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The man authorities believe shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself, has now died.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says 84-year-old Gurfey Joseph Leger died around 9:00pm Wednesday.

Around 5:45pm Tuesday, authorities found 82-year-old Ethel Leger dead, and her husband, Gurfey, wounded.

They were found in their home on Heard Road off of Nelson Road in south Lake Charles.

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