Apparent murder-suicide in Trumbull

(07/31/03) TRUMBULL - Two people were found dead in Trumbull following what appears to be a murder-suicide. Police say 42-year-old Michael Sprague and his girlfriend, 39-year-old Wende Wadja, were both found dead of gunshot wounds Wednesday afternoon.

Police say it appears Sprague shot Wadja and then turned the gun on himself. The bodies were found by Sprague's stepfather in the Dayton Circle home that he shared with the couple. Trumbull police say a small-caliber handgun was found nearby.

State police have been called in to help with the investigation.

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