Police Suspect Murder-Suicide

CANOGA PARK (CBSLA.com) — Two people were found dead inside a Canoga Park residence Friday and officials say the deaths were likely the result of a murder-suicide.

Officers responded to a death investigation call around 3:15 p.m.

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The murder-suicide occurred in the 7100 block of Farralone Avenue.

Authorities said both victims had gunshot wounds.

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They were later identified as 29-year-old Bahram Varahram, of Canoga Park, and 25-year-old Asleh Meradi Kashkouli, of Albuquerque, N.M., according to Lt. Fred Corral of the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.

Varahram shot Kashkouli and then turned the gun on himself, Corral said.

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Preliminary reports indicate the two were dating, Officer Rosario Herrera said.