Wise County

Coeburn couple found dead

COEBURN, Va. - Coeburn, Virginia police are investigating the death of a married couple.

Police were called to an apartment behind the post office just before 9 a.m. Monday. Once there, they found the couple lying on the floor.

At this point police don't suspect any foul play according to Chief Scott Brooks. "One was a female and one was a male. The female was pronounced dead at the scene," he explained. "The male was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced [dead]."

Both bodies have been sent for an autopsy.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims until they have notified their families.

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