UPDATE: The couple were identified as husband and wife, Roger and Katy Winch.
Original story: A man and a woman were found dead in the backyard of a residence in Norco at 7 p.m on May 21, officials reported.
Deputies responded to the 4000 block of Crestview Drive and were unable to make contact with the residents. The deputies went around the house to the rear yard and discovered a male and female dead from apparent gunshot wounds.
The male was 72-years-old and appeared to have committed suicide and the female was 35-years-old and the victim of a homicide, a Riverside County Sheriff’s Coroner report stated.
The names of the man and woman will not be released until the next of kin is notified.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Torrenti added no further information will be released regarding this ongoing investigation.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact Investigator Jason Corey of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Ed Soto of the Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.