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Canadian couple killed in Mexico
Ottawa couple had lived in the retirement community near Chapala for 6 months...
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Officials in Mexico say a Canadian couple was killed in an apparent robbery at their lakeside home in a popular retirement spot for U.S. and Canadian citizens.

Chapala city spokesman Roberto Arroyo said Monday the couple was found by their gardener in a pool of blood in the living room of the house.

Arroyo says robbery is the main motive behind the Sunday attack on the pair, who have been identified as 72-year-old Nina Discombe and 84-year-old Edward Kular. They are from Ottawa and had been living in Mexico for 6 months. 

He says the man was beaten on the head with a small statue and the woman was stabbed in the stomach with a kitchen knife.

Canadian officials didn't immediately respond to a request for information.

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Officials in Mexico say a Canadian couple was killed in an apparent robbery at their lakeside home in a popular retirement spot for U.S. and Canadian citizens.

Chapala city spokesman Roberto Arroyo said Monday the couple was found by their gardener in a pool of blood in the living room of the house.

Arroyo says robbery is the main motive behind the Sunday attack on the pair, who have been identified as 72-year-old Nina Discombe and 84-year-old Edward Kular. They are from Ottawa and had been living in Mexico for 6 months. 

He says the man was beaten on the head with a small statue and the woman was stabbed in the stomach with a kitchen knife.

Canadian officials didn't immediately respond to a request for information.

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