Husband, wife found dead inside League City home from apparent murder-suicide

LEAGUE CITY, Texas – An investigation is underway after a couple was found dead inside their home Monday morning, according to the League City Police Department.

Officers responded to the home, located in the 100 block of Magnolia Estates Drive, around 9:30 a.m. after receiving a welfare check request for a man who had not shown up for work.

As officers searched the perimeter of the home, they saw a woman lying on the floor inside, police said. Officers forced entry and found a man and woman dead from what appears to be a murder-suicide. Weapons were recovered at the scene.

The victim is identified as 57-year-old Sally Staehli and the deceased suspect is 54-year-old Lance Staehli.

No further details were immediately released.

Anyone with information related to this incident is being asked to call Detective O’Neal at 281-554-1885.

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