Name: Lorna McCadden.
Died: August 29, 2006.
Age at death: 80.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.
Lorna’s husband went to the hospital where she was staying and shot her and then himself in a murder-suicide.
Perpetrator: John McCadden (Husband).
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