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Monday, June 18, 2007

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Couple Die in Murder-Suicide

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police detectives are investigating the murder-suicide of a couple whose bodies were found inside their home, Sunday night.

On June 17, 2007, at 11:55 PM, the bodies of Noelia Vasquez, 30, and her common-law boyfriend of 14 years, Eduardo Murillo, 31, were discovered by their 13-year-old son. The bodies were lying in their apartment, located in the 1000 block of Amoroso Place in Wilmington.

According to investigators, Murillo shot his girlfriend multiple times then turned the gun on himself. Paramedics pronounced the couple dead at the scene.

Police believe the motive for the incident is domestic-violence related.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pacific Homicide Detectives J. Lumbreras or L. Carranza at 310-482-6369. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).