SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two people found dead at a San Carlos-area home, have been identified as James Smith and his wife Candace Smith.
Officers conducting a welfare check in the 6600 block of Bell Bluff Avenue discovered the fatalities shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to San Diego police.
The San Diego Police Department said when officers arrived on scene, they forced entry into the residence and found the deceased 68-year-old James and deceased 69-year-old Candace inside the residence.
It appeared both had gunshot wounds to their bodies.
According to police, James and Candace had been married for approximately 29 years.
Approximately 26 years ago, James had suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a car accident and has required full time care since the accident. Candace was her husband's care provider. The preliminary investigation revealed James' condition had worsened and Candace had shot her husband and then took her own life.
What are all the hours spent slaving in the kitchen over turkey and apple pie for if you set your Thanksgiving meal over any old table spread?
The site of the blaze was the subject of a contested vote just last week in which the Escondido City Council voted 3-2 to approve a housing project, "The Villages," which would see 380 new homes built on the 109 acres of the abandoned golf course and country club.
Around 60,000 passengers are expected to pass through San Diego's Lindbergh Field daily during the upcoming holiday weekend.
A motorcyclist was killed this morning in a crash that shut down several major freeway connectors in the Kearny Mesa area, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Pie is a focal point of many Thanksgiving feasts and for some San Diegans buying their pie at Mama’s Kitchen has become a tradition.
A manhunt was underway Wednesday morning in Vista after the occupants of a pickup truck opened fire on deputies investigating previous reports of shots fired, authorities said.
Work is just starting to begin on the latest phase of the long-planned South Bay rapid transit project, which will run right by Hedenkamp Elementary School.
With high-profile sexual harassment allegations spreading across the country, more and more survivors are sharing their stories. Laura Fink was one of several women who accused former San Diego mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment back in 2013.
The motorcyclist killed Monday in a collision with a tanker truck near Naval Base San Diego in Barrio Logan was a 35-year-old father of six who worked in the area, according to a message on the crowd funding site GoFundMe.