Chief, neighbor talk about couple found dead of murder suicide in Port Neches apartment

A couple was found dead in an apartment complex bedroom Sunday afternoon , after phone calls from the husband's son to investigators reporting he couldn't get in touch with his father. 64-year-old Robert Evans and his wife, 60-year-old Cheryl Evans, were in their bedroom at the Ridgewood Apartment complex when police say the wife shot her husband and then shot herself.Port Neches Police Chief Paul Lemoine says officers recovered a note at the scene and a .38 caliber revolver next to the wife's body."It was such a shock to [the neighbors]. They said they were very nice and were well spoken and friendly to all the other patrons around there," said Chief Lemoine. "They didn't have any idea this was going to happen."Police say that the bodies of the two appeared to have been there for at least a day. When police tried to enter the house, the door was locked, forcing officers to enter by force.Autopsies are scheduled for Wednesday morning.

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