Slain couple is ID’d

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A husband and wife found dead in their Cravell Avenue home in Pico Rivera early Friday morning were identified Monday by authorities as Jose Freddy Munoz, 41, and Maria Janin Munoz, 38.Maria Munoz died first after being shot multiple times and her husband died later from a gunshot wound to the head, said Lt. Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Investigation Division.Authorities believe the deaths were the result of a murder-suicide, but an investigation is continuing, Corral said.The couple left behind three children – two teenagers and one minor, officials said.The children were in the home at the time of the shooting but were unharmed, according to authorities.Corral was unsure who would take custody of the youngsters, but their grandparents have been contacted, he said. Deputies responded to a call from the couple’s home in the 8300 block of Cravell at 6:28 a.m. Friday, according to sheriff’s Deputy Ban Nguyen.When deputies arrived they found Jose and Maria Munoz dead.Nguyen said detectives were not certain of a motive for the shootings. [email protected](562) 698-0955, Ext. 3028last_img

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