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Police: Couple found dead in Torrey Highlands may have been murdered by son

Posted at 1:42 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 20:39:37-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police believe a couple found dead in a Torrey Highlands home Saturday night was killed by their son.

According to police, the couple was expected in San Francisco earlier in the day, but they never showed up.

When police arrived at the home on the 7400 block of Via Rivera in Torrey Highlands just before 10 p.m. Saturday, they saw the body of a person through a window of the home.

After entering the house, officers found an Asian man and woman in their 50s dead with trauma to their upper bodies.

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Police say they now believe the couple was murdered by their son, who then reportedly jumped from the Eastgate Mall overpass over I-805 on August 16 at 1:55 a.m.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Neither the victims or the suspect are being identified at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego Police at 619-531-2293.

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