The Columbus Police Department is investigating the deaths of two residents in that Platte County city.
Captain Todd Thalken tells Nebraska Radio Network relatives found the couple dead in their home April 2nd. He says both died from gunshot wounds.
Thalken says the female was shot by her husband in what might have been a murder-suicide or suicide pact. He says the actual circumstances may never be known.
The police department is not releasing the names of the couple while the investigation continues.