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UPDATE: Sheriff's office identifies two killed in Goleta murder-suicide

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Posted at 12:50 PM, Nov 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 19:40:29-05

UPDATE (Dec. 2, 2021) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in a murder-suicide on Thanksgiving Day in Goleta.

The victim is Mayra Uriarte, 36, of West Valley City, Utah.

The shooter is Hector Manuel Altamirano Martinez, 37, of Mexico.

Sheriff's officials say the two were in a previous relationship and had a child together.

ORIGINAL STORY - Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Goleta on Thanksgiving.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a shooting Thursday morning.

Deputies say it happened at around 11:10 a.m. at the Best Western on the 5600-block of Calle Real.

According to law enforcement, an adult female victim and an adult male suspect were transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

They both did not survive.

Deputies say there are no suspects outstanding.

The investigation is ongoing.