Deaths of man, woman in Westlake Village investigated as murder-suicide

Saturday, February 17, 2018 12:04AM
A man and woman were found dead at a home in Westlake Village and authorities say they are investigating it as a murder-suicide.


WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - A husband and wife in their 70s were found dead at a home in Westlake Village and authorities say they are investigating it as a murder-suicide.

The bodies were found in the 31400 block of Glenbridge Road in Westlake Village Friday evening.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said they were called to the location for a wellness check. When they arrived they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the upper body and male with a gunshot wound to his body.

They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the man shot his wife first and then shot himself. A handgun was recovered at the scene.

The identity of the individuals has not been released.

Anyone with more information was asked to call the sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous information can be provided to Crime Stoppers at (800)222-TIPS.
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