Double Murder and Suicide Investigation

February 10, 2001

Los Angeles: On February 9, 2001, at 10:30 a.m., West Los Angeles patrol officers responded to 1102 Wooster Avenue, were they discovered the bodies of two men and one woman who had been shot.

The investigation revealed that the suspect, the estranged husband of the woman victim, came to the residence and found his wife with a male friend. The suspect shot and killed his wife and the male friend, and then turned the gun on himself.

The names of the victims are not being released pending notification of next-of-kin.

Homicide Detectives from West Los Angeles are conducting the investigation. This information was provided by Detective Ron Phillips, West Los Angeles Operations Support Division, 310-575-8408.

This Press Release was prepared by Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, 213-484-3586.