Husband and wife involved in Feb. shooting near Ohio temple have died

Published: Friday, April 12 2013 4:21 p.m. MDT

Two people involved in a shooting near the Columbus Ohio Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in February have died, the Columbus Dispatch reported Friday.

On Feb. 26, 65-year-old Sokkha Chant was driving when he forced a car with his estranged wife, Soth Sin, 33, and a male friend to pull over in the parking lot of the temple. He then got into the car and shot Sin and himself. The male friend fled and was not hurt.

Chant had been in critical condition since the shooting and died Thursday. His death came the day after his wife's death.

Prior to his death, Chant had been charged with two counts of felonious assault. Police are now classifying the shootings as a murder-suicide.

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