Autopsies Confirm Murder-Suicide in Park Deaths of Couple

January 21, 2017 Updated: January 21, 2017

Authorities say a couple found dead in a murder-suicide at George Wyth (wihth) State Park in Waterloo suffered from health problems.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports ( ) that autopsies confirmed that 86-year-old Neil Miller shot and killed his wife, 83-year-old Marilyn Miller, before taking his own life. Their bodies were found Saturday morning. They lived in Waterloo.

Police Capt. Dave Mohlis (MAY’-lihs) says the Millers had medical issues and that people who knew them say the couple didn’t want to go to a nursing home.

They’d been married 65 years.