WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) – The deaths of a former New Haven officer and his wife have been ruled a murder-suicide.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released the cause of deaths on Monday.

LaRhonda Jones died of a gunshot wound and the medical examiner said the manner of death was homicide.

Her husband, Eric S. Jones, a former New Haven officer, died of a gunshot wound and the manner was determined to be suicide.

Police responded to an apartment on Perkins Street in November for a welfare check.

LaRhonda and Eric were found dead inside the apartment.

LaRhonda was a local pastor at the Rim City Church.

No further details were released.

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