Murder Suicide In Big Bear Under Investigation

Big Bear, Ca, May 23, 2011, 3:00pm -This morning at approximately 3:14 a.m., Sheriff’s dispatch received a call from a 78-year-old man stating that he had just killed his 80-year-old wife.  Big Bear Lake deputies responded to the residence and found the 80-year-old female victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was next to his wife and also suffered from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Both the man and the woman were pronounced deceased inside the residence.  Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the matter, and detectives urge anyone with information regarding this case to call Detective David Johnson or Sergeant Frank Montanez at (909)387-8313 (24 hours) or (909)387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip hotline at 1-800-782-4763 or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com Names are being withheld at this time to notify next of kin.

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