SANTA BARBARA (CBSLA.com) — The Sheriff’s Office on Thursday identified an adult female and an adult male they said were the victim and suspect in a murder-suicide inside a Los Olivos home.
The victim was identified as 45-year-old Kimberly Lannette Hamilton of Los Olivos. She was shot to death.READ MORE: Probe Underway Following Deputy-Involved Shooting In Palmdale
Gregg Todd Hamilton, 50, of Santa Ynez, is identified as the murderer. Officials said he died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities said the firearm was recovered at the scene.
Both were found dead after police said they received a cellphone call — just before 8 a.m. — by a man indicating “a violent crime” had occurred at the location.READ MORE: 3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Maywood; No Reports Of Damage
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating what led to the tragedy.
Police said they had not received any 911 calls or calls for service to the home — located in the 2200 block of Alamo Pintado Avenue — in recent history.MORE NEWS: Three Takeaways From Dodgers 2021 Season, NLCS
Due to the active investigation, further details were not disclosed.