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Husband dead after attempted murder-suicide in Ponchatoula

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PONCHATOULA, LA (WAFB) -

The Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office reports that early Friday morning, deputies responded to a home in Ponchatoula for a possible murder-suicide.

The report states that Jamey Edwards Moore, 41, attempted to fatally shoot his wife, Crystal Hope Moore, 42, and then killed himself in the master bedroom of their home on E I-55 Service Rd. in Ponchatoula.

Officials say around 9:15 a.m. Friday morning, the 21-year-old daughter of the couple discovered her parents' in the bedroom. Both victims had gunshot wounds to the head.

When deputies arrived, medical personnel were actively working on Crystal, while Jamey was pronounced dead at the scene. Crystal was transported to North Oaks Medical Center and remains in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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