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December 30, 2013 |
A married couple from Garden Grove who investigators suspect died in a murder-suicide were identified Monday by Orange County coroner's officials. Thanh Vuong, 51, and Yvone Tran, 39, were found with gunshot wounds Thursday in their home in the 1500 block of Sail Avenue. Paramedics pronounced them dead at the scene. Police went to the house after receiving a 911 hang-up call from the home at 4:16 a.m. A male relative called the Garden Grove Police Department shortly after and said a family member may have shot his wife and then himself.
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December 28, 2013 |
Simi Valley police are investigating what they believe may be a murder-suicide. Officers responding to a call in the 2400 block of East Woodrow Avenue arrived just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday and found a woman and a man with gunshot wounds. The woman was dead. The man, who was gravely wounded, was rushed to a hospital, where he died, police said in a statement. Four children living at the residence were unharmed and placed under the supervision of the Ventura County Child Protective Services while relatives are contacted, authorities said.
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December 5, 2013 |
Simi Valley police believe a murder-suicide claimed the lives of two neighbors found dead on a neighborhood yard and sidewalk Tuesday morning. Police say James Richard Wahe, 59, shot Pamela McClain, 61, before turning the gun on himself. Investigators, though, were still trying to determine what led to the shooting considering there did not appear to be any immediate evidence of a romantic relationship between the two, according to Simi Valley police Cmdr. David Livingstone. Ventura County firefighters found Wahe and McClain in the 3300 block of Billie Court after responding to a call from what a nearby resident thought was someone lying injured in front of a residence around 7 a.m. “It's a baffling case.
November 19, 2013 |
Virginia police are investigating the stabbing of a state senator and the fatal shooting of his son as an attempted murder and suicide, authorities said Tuesday. State Sen. Creigh Deeds had an altercation with his son, Gus, state police spokeswoman Corrine Geller said at a televised news conference. Deeds was stabbed several times but was able to leave the house in Bath County. Deeds walked down the hill at his residence to Route 42. The injured senator was spotted and picked up by a cousin who was driving along the road, she said.
November 13, 2013 |
This week's brutal murder-suicide in Brooklyn that took the lives of three musicians and the gunman deeply shook New York and the global music community. Now the surviving members of the band Yellow Dogs and the Free Keys, each groups of Iranian American musicians that lost members in the rampage, have issued a joint statement about the shooting. The message, printed below, was co-written by Yellow Dogs' Siavash 'Obash' Karampour and Koory Mirzaei, with contributions from band manager Ali Salehezadeh, Pooya Hosseini of Free Keys and the street artists Icy and Sot. It's heartbreaking reading.
November 11, 2013 |
This post has been updated, see below for details. Three men, including two members of a Brooklyn rock band, are dead after a fellow musician shot them to death in their East Williamsburg apartments before turning the gun on himself, according to various news reports in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Quoting a law enforcement official, the Wall Street Journal said that the musician, a onetime affiliate of the band, used a .308-caliber rifle as he moved from floor to floor of the apartment building to find and shoot members of the Yellow Dogs.