LAKE ARROWHEAD ( – A Lake Arrowhead couple in their 50s was found dead Wednesday in their home in what investigators believe was a murder-suicide.

The couple was found just before 3:30 p.m. at their home in the 900 block of Hospital Road by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies who were responding to a welfare check.

Deputies entered the home to find the bodies of 57-year-old Steven Montoya, 57, and 58-year-old Valorie Montoya.

The deputies had been dispatched to the home in response to a call by a concerned family member.

Homicide detectives believe the deaths were likely the result of a murder-suicide, the sheriff’s department said. The circumstances of the killings were not disclosed.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SBSD at 909-387-3589.


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