Married couple found dead inside La Jolla home

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SAN DIEGO -- A married couple was found dead inside their La Jolla home Tuesday in an apparent murder-suicide.

The woman, 60-year-old Parvaneh Jilavi, lived at the home in the 5500 block of Avenida Fiesta with her husband, 80-year-old John Mattiace, San Diego police Lt. Todd Griffin said.

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Just before 7:30 p.m., 911 received a call from a man who said his friend's father had just killed his friend's mother.

Officers responded to the home and found Jilavi's body on the couch with a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

SWAT officers were called to the scene after the son told police there were several guns inside the home.

Shortly after midnight, SWAT officers found the body of Mattiace in a downstairs storage area. He was shot in the upper torso and a handgun was next to his body.

Police have not determined a motive.

Investigators remained at the scene Wednesday morning but were not looking for any outstanding suspects.


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