Sheila Scott, 53, Victim Of Murder-Suicide, Bayou Body Count No. 78

A 53-year-old-woman was shot to death by her husband, who then turned the gun on himself, Houston police say.

Sheila Scott was shot several times by her husband Eugene Scott, 54, shortly befoe midnight Friday in their home in the 8300 block of Glenheath, near Hobby Airport, police say.

A man called 911 to say he had just shot his wife, then hung up the phone, HPD says. SWAT and hostage-negotiation teams were called out, but when there received no response they broke into the house and found the two bodies.

An investigation is continuing.

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