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Police: Husband fatally shot wife, turned gun on himself in West Price Hill

Michelle Hodgetts and John Hodgetts (Provided by Cincinnati police) Michelle Hodgetts and John Hodgetts (Provided by Cincinnati police)
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A man fatally shot his wife and then turned the gun on himself in what appears to be a murder-suicide in West Price Hill, according to Cincinnati police.

The bodies of John Hodgetts, 51, and Michelle Hodgetts, 55, were found when officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 1000 block of Coronado Avenue just after 7:30 p.m., police said. One was in a rear yard; the other was inside the home.

"The preliminary investigation indicates Mr. Hodgetts shot his wife then himself," a homicide invewstigator wrote in a prepared statement Tuesday morning.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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