Carlsbad police identify man, woman killed in murder-suicide

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CARLSBAD, Calif. — Police have released the names of two people who died in a Feb. 13 murder-suicide, according to authorities.

A call from Australia Saturday led Carlsbad police to the Village Apartments, where they found the bodies of a 33-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman. Officers had been informed that someone inside the home had sent a message to a family member indicating that he had killed his ex-girlfriend and was going to kill himself.

Police identified the pair Friday as Mary Knott and Hilton Williams. Both were living in Carlsbad, police said. No further details were released.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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