Police find South Bay couple dead in mobile home

Posted at 7:05 PM, Nov 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-13 18:08:06-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Police believe the deaths in Otay Mesa Sunday of an elderly man and woman may be a murder-suicide.

Police have identified the suspect and victim in the incident as James 82-year-old Rafferty and 83-year-old Kazuko Rafferty. 

Police believe James shot Kazuko several times and then used the same gun to take his own life. 

Dispatchers received a call about 10:30 a.m. requesting a welfare check on a married couple who lived at the Ocean Bluffs Mobile Home Park on Del Sol Blvd.

Officers responded to the home and received no answer when they knocked on the door and made several phone calls. After entering the home, police found the couple dead. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the SDPD Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.