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Police Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide in Williamsburg

Williamsburg Police cruiser (WYDaily file)
Williamsburg Police cruiser (WYDaily file)

WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg Police Department said it is investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a married couple on the 100 block of Cutspring Arch.

At approximately 7 p.m. on Jan. 3, Williamsburg Police said officers were dispatched to a residence for a welfare check. Upon entering the home, they found a woman and a man, each with a single gunshot wound. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have since identified them as Norma Jean Clyde and Ury Eugene Clyde, both 87 years old.

After a preliminary investigation, police believe the husband shot his wife with a handgun
before turning the gun on himself. The handgun was recovered at the scene. There was no sign of struggle or forced entry, and a suicide note was found at the scene, police said.

Williamsburg Police said the incident remains under investigation. A medical examiner will determine the official causes of death.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Williamsburg Police
Department at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime
Stoppers by phone at 888-Lock-U-Up or online to submit a tip.

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