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Sheriff's office identifies women killed in Goleta murder-suicide

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has identified the women found dead Tuesday in an apparent murder-suicide as Christina Marie Martin, 57, of Tampa Bay, Florida and Beth Michelle Curnow, 42, of Goleta.

The women's bodies were found at the Hollister Village Apartment on Aldus Drive in Goleta on Tuesday morning.

Investigators say the two women were long-time acquaintances. They say Curnow killed Martin then took her own life. The motive is still under investigation.

Sheriff's officials are not yet saying how the women died. An autopsy is reportedly scheduled for Thursday.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the sheriff's office at (805) 681-4150 or (805) 681-4171 to leave an anonymous tip. Tips can also be made on the sheriff's website.

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