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Amherst Police probe apparent murder-suicide

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Amherst Police Detectives are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide in the Ransom Oaks subdivision.
Family members checking on the welfare of a loved one made a tragic discovery in Amherst over the weekend. A woman and her live-in boyfriend were found dead in the home they shared on Ransom Oaks Drive. 

Amherst Police detectives say it was an apparent murder-suicide. Police believe 53-year-old Richard Dux shot his 55-year-old girlfriend Ellen Zingaro and then took his own life.

Amherst Police are investigating.