Murder Suicide In Pasadena Claims Man, Woman

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PASADENA (CNS) - A marital split apparently led to a murder-suicide involving a man and a woman.

The grisly discovery happened around 10:40 p.m. Saturday, according to Pasadena police Lt. Keith Gomez.

Officers responded to the 800 block of Merrett Drive regarding two deceased family members, Gomez said.

The dead were identified as 37-year-old Armando Garcia from Altadena and 29-year-old Sylvia Garcia from Pasadena, Gomez continued.

According to police, Armando Garcia showed up at Sylvia Garcia's residence armed with a gun. He shot her, then shot himself, Gomez said. They died at the scene.

The couple also had a juvenile child who was not hurt, Gomez said.

Anyone with information on this case was asked to call Pasadena police at 626-744-4241. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477

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