Autopsy results return in San Juan couples death.

POSTED: Friday, October 9, 2009 - 8:21am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm

Preliminary autopsy results for the couple found shot to death in their San Juan apartment are back.

Texas Rangers say they believe 47 year-old San Juan police officer, Jose Hernandez is the shooter in the murder suicide case. Police found Hernandez and his wife of 8 months, 46 year-old Rosa Maria Castillo, dead inside their apartment Tuesday morning. Preliminary autopsy results show Castillo died of a gunshot wound in the upper chest. Officer Hernandez had a single gun shot wound to his head.

San Juan Police Chief Juan Gonzalez says Hernandez used his department issued gun to kill his wife and himself.

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