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Deaths Of Father, Son On Central Coast Called Murder/Suicide

Autopsies show that the deaths of a father and son on the Central Coast were the result of a murder-suicide.

The bodies of Edward Mendoza, and his son Edmundo Eduardo Mendoza Junior were found January 29th in the California Valley home the two shared.

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Coroner’s officials believe the 37 year old son killed his 70 year old father, and then fatally shot himself.

Investigators aren’t saying what they think led to the murder-suicide.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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