SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Authorities said the case of a man and woman found dead
in a Scottsdale home has been ruled a murder-suicide.
KPHO-TV reported that Scottsdale police said
Daniel Peralta, 58, shot and killed his wife, Laura, 52, while she slept, then turned the gun on himself Wednesday morning.
A police spokesman said the couple had argued the evening before.
Police said there had been no previous reports of domestic violence in the
Scottsdale police Sgt. Mark Clark said the Peraltas’ adult son was living at
the house and said he was awakened by two gunshots before finding the bodies of
his parents in their home.
Information from: KPHO-TV, http://www.kpho.com/