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Police: Texas daughters find parents dead in home, murder-suicide suspected in killings

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HOUSTON — Houston police say the death of a couple found shot at home with their two daughters inside is likely a murder-suicide.

Police believe Raul Cruz shot his wife, 43-year-old Maribel Cruz, Sunday morning. They say Raul Cruz's fatal gunshot wound was likely self-inflicted. An autopsy will determine the cause of death.

One of their daughters contacted police when she noticed her stepfather's truck in the driveway that morning. Police say the daughters checked on the parents after hearing gunshots but went back to sleep because they thought they were asleep.

Neither the adult daughter nor the 15-year-old daughter was injured.

Police haven't released a motive in the killing.

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