Elderly Couple Found Deceased in Home

Deputies responded to a residence on the 3300 block of Gold Nugget Court in Placerville on 8/19/14 regarding a reported assault with a deadly weapon and possible suicide.

Deputies arrived to discover an elderly man and an elderly woman deceased in the residence. Both appeared to have been shot. Crime Scene Investigators and Detectives responded to the scene and initiated an investigation. Coroner investigators also responded to the scene and initiated an investigation to determine the identity of the victims and the cause of their deaths, Both investigations are continuing. Further information will be released as it is received.