Homicide - Suicide Investigation
Santa Barbara - April 13th, 2012
This morning, Friday, April 13, 2012 at 2:29am patrol units from the Santa Barbara station responded to a 9-1-1 call about a female screaming for help in the Camino De Vida / San Gordiano area of Santa Barbara. While deputies were responding another 9-1-1 phone call was received from a female who was calling from an apartment in the100 block of Camino De Vida stating that a male was stabbing everybody.
The first units arrived at 2:32am. and found a male and a female deceased on the upstairs stairwell landing of the apartment just outside the front door. Inside the apartment they rescued the female reporting party who had been stabbed. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment of her wounds. At this time, they do not appear to be life threatening wounds.
The preliminary investigation at the scene indicates that this attack was due to a domestic situation that culminated in a murder / suicide . At this time no further information is being released pending notification of the next of kin.
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