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Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide in Long Beach

Authorities investigate after two people were found dead inside a home on the 5800 block of Rose Avenue in Long Beach on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

March 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
The deaths of two people found in a home in Long Beach Thursday afternoon appear to be a murder-suicide, police said.

Authorities were called to the residence on the 5800 block of Rose Avenue around 3:30 p.m. and discovered the bodies of a man and a woman inside. They both sustained gunshot wounds.

The coroner has ruled 43-year-old Kristie Perez's death as a homicide and 47-year-old Javier Perez's death as a suicide. Police said the two were married and lived in Long Beach.

Anyone with information regarding this incident was asked to contact Long Beach detectives at (562) 570-7244.