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Arapahoe County coroner's office: Deaths in Littleton were result of murder-suicide


DENVER — Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide in Littleton.

The Arapahoe County coroner says 45-year-old Michael Fallon and 38-year-old Christa Sue Benton each died of gunshot wounds to the head. Fallon, who committed suicide, died at the scene Wednesday. Benton died later at a hospital.

Police Cmdr. Trent Cooper tells The Denver Post (http://goo.gl/ylz0XK ) that investigators are speaking with relatives, neighbors and family friends and processing forensic evidence.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.

Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

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