UPDATE: Suspicous deaths of Gaithersburg couple determined as suicide

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UPDATE: 

Montgomery County Police report that Hung Ching Dou, 94, and Li Ping Dou, 85, found dead in their Gaithersburg home by a caregiver, died by suicide.


Police are investigating the undetermined deaths of a husband and wife found in a Gaithersburg apartment.

Montgomery County police say the individuals, identified as Hung Ching Dou, 94, and Li Ping Dou, 85, were found dead in their fourth-floor apartment along the 100 block of Chevy Chase Street Friday morning.

Police say a caregiver came by to check-in and discovered the bodies.

Police say the individuals did not die of natural causes.

“The actual circumstances surrounding the actual death of these individuals is still being investigated. Based on the preliminary investigation of the incident, we do not believe there to be a current threat to the public,” explained Capt. Tom Jordan with the Montgomery County Police Department.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division continue to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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