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Deaths Of Two In Oxnard Now Being Ruled Murder-Suicide

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2013 11:15am

The deaths of a man and woman in Oxnard which were initially investigated as two homicides are now being called a murder-suicide.

The bodies of Guadalupe Ruelas, and Juan Benitez were found in a vehicle parked on the 600 block of South D Street May 4th.

They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Oxnard Police detectives say the two had been dating. The investigators believe that for unknown reasons, the 39 year old Oxnard man shot the 54 year old woman to death in the vehicle, and then killed himself.

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