New details released in deaths of Bridgman couple

BRIDGMAN, Mich. -- Bridgman Police have released new details in the deaths of Donald and Pamela Ackerman.

Police were called to a home on Baldwin Road on Saturday afternoon to check on the welfare of the couple because family members had not heard from them for several days.

When police arrived, they found Donald and Pamela deceased in a suspected murder-suicide.

Autopsies were performed on Monday in Kalamazoo.

Donald had one gunshot wound to the head. Pamela had two gunshot wounds to the head.

Investigators say they believe Donald shot his wife before taking his own life.

The case remains under investigation.

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