MURPHY, Texas -- An investigation is underway after police found two bodies in what they believe was an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday afternoon.

Two people, both 72 years old, were found dead from gunshots. Their identities have not been released at this time.

Officers were called to perform a welfare check at a home in the 600 block of Taylor Trail in the Windy Hill Farms, shortly before 3 p.m.

The caller told police that she had a missed lunch with her mother who had not been answering the phone.

Once officers went inside, they found two people shot.

The incident remains under investigation.

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