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Fairfield Twp. police ID husband, wife killed in murder-suicide

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FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

Police have identified the husband and wife found dead inside a Fairfield Township residence Saturday.

James Welber, 53, and Rebecca Welber, 52, died of a murder-suicide, according to Fairfield Township Police.

Police found them while performing a welfare check at a home in the 5800 block of Brooke Meadows Court at around 11:58 a.m.

James Welber had not been to work for a couple of days, police said.

Authorities say James Welber had a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.  He was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he died.  

Rebecca Welber had multiple gunshot wounds and was deceased on the scene, officials said.

The couple was in the process of a divorce, police said in a release. 

The case remains under investigation.

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