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Murder-suicide suspected in Escondido deaths

Two bodies found in burned Escondido homeThe deaths of two people found in a burned Escondido home were being investigated Monday as a possible murder-suicide, police said.

The bodies of the man and woman thought to be in their 50s were found in the master bedroom of the home on East Valley Parkway when police responded to a fire call Monday morning.

Each victim had died of a single gunshot wound to the head, police said.

Escondido is in inland northern San Diego County.


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Photo: Two bodies were found in the burned San Diego County home Monday morning. Credit: Fox 5 San Diego

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