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.