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Santa Barbara Police deem suspicious deaths a double suicide

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Posted at 2:31 PM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 17:31:04-04

Santa Barbara Police have deemed two deaths in Santa Barbara to be a double suicide, the department says.

On July 9, 2021, officers and detectives responded to a suspicious death investigation at a home on Arbolado Rd.

They found an elderly married couple dead inside the home. Bernd Storch, 82, and Miyako Storch, 87, were both found with self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

After investigating the deaths, officers say they do not suspect foul play.