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Coroner: Peters man strangled wife before killing himself

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A Peters Township man apparently strangled his wife Sunday before slashing his own neck in their home, according to the Washington County coroner.

The coroner ruled the death of Kelly Bryan, 44, a homicide. Police said they were called at 6:25 a.m. to a Marlboro Drive home, where they found her and Craig Bryan, 48. The couple’s children were in the house and found their bodies, police said.

The coroner said Craig Bryan died from a self-inflicted knife wound to the neck. Police said they believe a domestic dispute between the two escalated into a murder-suicide.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, [email protected] or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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