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Elderly Bonita Couple Found Dead of Murder-Suicide on Thanksgiving

Family members were checking in on the couple after not hearing from them for several days

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Two elderly Bonita residents were found dead by a family member checking in on them on Thanksgiving after not hearing from them for several days, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Just before 3 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a 911 call about two bodies found "obviously deceased" in a home along Pray Street in Bonita.

Laura Koller, 86, and Noel Koller, 85, were found dead with gunshot wounds, sheriff's Lt. Michael Blevins said.

Laura Koller's death was ruled a homicide and Noel Koller's death was ruled a suicide, according to the SDSO.

SDSO’s Homicide Unit said there were no outstanding suspects in this investigation.

No other information was available.

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