- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the deaths of a man and woman in West Hollywood (all times local):

1:40 p.m.

Authorities say a former boyfriend and girlfriend have died in a murder-suicide on the streets of West Hollywood.

Investigators say 25-year-old Whitney Washuta was shot to death on a sidewalk Tuesday night while walking her dog.

Her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Kyle Ramsey, was found dead in the driver’s seat of a rented SUV less than a mile away. Authorities say it appears he shot himself.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators say the couple had recently had a bad breakup.


6:18 a.m.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives are investigating whether the shooting death of a woman and the suicide of a man a half-mile away are connected.

Deputy Trina Schrader says authorities responding Tuesday evening in West Hollywood found a woman on a sidewalk suffering from a single gunshot wound. The woman died at the scene.

Less than two hours later deputies found a man who had fatally shot himself in a parked car.

Officials say the car matches the description of a vehicle seen on surveillance footage near the scene of the first shooting.

Investigators are working Wednesday to determine if the two shootings are connected.



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