WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) - A man killed himself Thursday morning
while talking on the phone with a dispatcher, minutes after
telling police he had shot his wife, authorities
Dead are Raymond F. Noll Jr., 58, a retired
lieutenant of detectives for the West Allis Police Department,
and his wife, Cynthia D. Noll, 56, both of Waupaca,
"There is no doubt this is a
homicide-suicide," said Waupaca County Sheriff Steve Liebe.
"No notes were found. He had indicated that he did some harm
to his wife and we better come because he is going to do harm
to himself. By the time we got here it was all
Noll called the Waupaca County 911 dispatch
center about 7:45 a.m.
"He said he killed his wife and
he said he was going to kill himself," said Detective Capt.
Don Conat. "Then the phone was put down and the dispatcher
heard a gunshot over the phone line."
Both Noll and his
wife were found dead in their bedroom, and a handgun was
recovered from the scene, police said.
Cynthia Noll was
found dead of a single gunshot wound, Liebe said.
two had no known history of domestic problems, but the couple
had other problems within their family, Conat said.
Nolls moved to the area and into their retirement home about
five years ago, Conat said.