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Man, woman dead in apparent murder-suicide

February 2, 2010 12:36:15 AM PST
Two people were found dead at a home in El Monte late Monday night. Police are investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide.The bodies of a man and woman were found in a home on the 3100 block of Vane Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. The daughter of the woman who lived at the house told Eyewitness News that her mother had been killed by a man who was renting a room, who then took his own life. She identified her mother as 42-year-old Maria Laticia Berrera. The L.A. County Sheriff's Department confirmed the deaths were a murder-suicide.

According to the 22-year-old daughter of the female victim, a man who moved into the house about a month ago had been stalking her mother. She said her mother had been planning to tell him to leave.

No further information is available at this time.


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