Elderly couple found dead in their home

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department says that a husband and wife were found dead in their home on Sunday morning.

Around 10:48 a.m., officers responded to 3401 Altamont Road to perform a welfare check when the couple's daughter reported that she had been unable to contact her parents.

Inside the home, officers found 78-year-old Lois MacMahon and 83-year-old William MacMahon III on the floor. Both were suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and declared both dead.

The case remains under investigation.

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