Elderly Couple Found Dead in Merced County

February 10, 2009 6:11:10 PM PST
Merced County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the shooting death of a couple inside their home Tuesday morning.        |   Watch Video Above for More Information on this Story   |

Investigators say when they arrived at the home on Le Grand Road near Plainsburg Road they found a man and a woman on the kitchen floor.

Family friends have identified them as Charlotte and Charlie Dixon. Charlotte Dixon once served as a Plainsburg school board member and Charlie Dixon worked for Merced County Waste Management before he retired.

Both grew up in Plainsburg and were well known in the small community. Sheriff's investigators say they are not looking for any suspects at this time. The Merced County Coroner will perform an autopsy to determine if the couple died in a murder suicide.

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