Inquiry into couple's deaths completed

An investigation into the deaths of an elderly couple whose bodies were found in their Dunedin home has been completed.

Detective Senior Sergeant Kallum Croudis said post-mortem examinations were done today. The results will form part of a coronial hearing.

The couple in their 80s, who had been married for 62 years, were found in their Brockville home on Sunday.

The matter was now in the hands of the coroner, Mr Croudis said.

Their family had asked for privacy.

Yesterday, police said the couple's deaths were not suspicious.

The husband and wife were originally from Scotland and had lived in the house for more than 40 years.

They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in November 2012 after marrying at Yarrow Kirk in Selkirk, Scotland, in 1952.

 

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