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Kristie Michelle Perez, 43

Kristie Michelle Perez (2014-03-06)

Kristie Michelle Perez, a 43-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Thursday, March 6, in the 5800 block of Rose Avenue in Long Beach, according Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Long Beach police responded to a disturbance around 3:30 p.m. and discovered the bodies of Perez and her 47-year-old husband, Javier Perez, according to a Long Beach Police department news release.

A preliminary investigation indicates a murder-suicide had occurred at the Rose Avenue residence. Kristie appeared to have been shot twice in the torso while her husband sustained a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Todd Johnson and Roger Zottneck at (562) 570-7244.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call 1-800-222-8477.

-- Maloy Moore

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