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August 3, 2013 9:38 PM

SUN CITY SHOOTING: Couple bonded by love, plagued by pain

Editor's note:

The investigation into the shooting death of Robert Jacobson, 85, of Sun City, and the serious wounding of his wife, Roslyn, continued Saturday. The couple was found in their General Hardee Way home around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon after Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call for a health and welfare check. Robert Jacobson, a one-time president of the Hemlock Society of South Carolina and a supporter of the "death with dignity" movement, was dead at the scene. A revolver was found near his body. Roslyn Jacobson remains in Savannah's Memorial University Medical Center in serious condition.

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