E Point Perfect
News

Young Couple Who Died in Nestor Murder-Suicide ID’d

[ad_1]

A San Diego police cruiser
A San Diego police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

Authorities Thursday publicly identified a young couple who died last week in a murder-suicide in a Nestor-area apartment.

Manuel Valenzuela Jr., 20, shot his girlfriend, 16-year-old Abigail Lopez, inside his rental residence in the 2300 block of Grove Avenue shortly before 11 a.m. Friday, then turned the gun on himself, according to the San Diego Police Department.

One of Valenzuela’s family members found the couple’s bodies shortly after witnesses heard the gunfire, SDPD Lt. Jud Campbell said.

The motive for the crime remains unknown.

“At this point, it is still unclear what motivated the murder-suicide,” the lieutenant said Thursday morning. “Detectives continue to work through the evidence.”

— City News Service

[ad_2]

Source link

Related posts

MarketInk: KPBS Show Features Women and Minorities Building Wine and Beer Businesses

Domestic Violence Suspect Behind Bars After Weekend Standoff in Oceanside

County Aims to Shift Cannabis Licensing from Sheriff’s Dept. to Planning Services

Driver Guilty in Escondido DUI Deaths of 2 Teens Sentenced, But Remains Free Pending Appeals

Don’t Go Alone: Knott’s Berry Farm Begins Chaperone Policy After Teen Brawls

Supervisors Take 1st Step to Overhaul Water, Drought Management Strategies