Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide in York County

A man and his wife were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide, according to the York County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to a home on Turkey Creek Ridge Road near McConnells around noon Monday where they found the couple's bodies. 

The victims have been identified as Jason Nivens, 42, and Miranda Nivens, 29. 

At this time, detectives believe the husband fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself.

Pathology and toxicology tests are pending. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.