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HIGH POINT — Police are investigating the deaths of a couple from an apparent murder-suicide, according to a news release from High Point police.

Authorities were called to the 600 block of South Scientific Street at 2:41 a.m. today about a suicide and found Hong Van Ma, 49, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said in the release.

Officers then went to Ma's residence at 4020 Banbridge Drive, where they found Ma's wife, Jenny Thao Ta, 40, dead from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the release. Police believe that Ma killed his wife, then killed himself.

There was no reported history of domestic violence between the couple, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Buben at 336-887-7867. Or, call Crime Stoppers at 336-889-4000.

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