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Sherry Ann Thomas, 49

Sherry Ann Thomas, a 49-year-old white woman, was found dead Saturday, July 18, in the 5200 block of Colodny Drive in Agoura Hills, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

At 11:27 a.m., deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home to perform a welfare check, according to a news release. 

When deputies entered the home, they found Thomas and a 57-year-old man with gunshot wounds. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:51 a.m. 

The man was identified as John Mann. His death was ruled a suicide, according to records from the coroner’s office. A gun was recovered at the scene.

Los Angeles sheriff’s Lt. Charles Calderaro said that the killing appears to be a murder-suicide. Calderaro said that Thomas and Mann were in an on-again-off-again dating relationship that “might have recently ended.” 

Thomas owned Blush Boutique, with locations in Calabasas and Thousand Oaks, according to the Thousand Oaks Acorn, a local news publication. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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