San Diego Navy Couple Dead in Murder-Suicide (Video)
A three-hour SWAT standoff Wednesday in the Serra Mesa neighborhood of San Diego ended with the discovery of two dead bodies in the Lincoln Military Housing Complex. San Diego Police believe the couple died in a murder-suicide.
KFMB-TV reports both victims were in the Navy. They had two children, a five-year-old who was at school during the slayings, and an 18-month-old who was in the house at the time of the killings. Both youngsters were unharmed.
Although the SDPD hasn't released the name of the victims, 10News reports the deceased woman is 26-year-old Portia Vaughn-Southern. Vaughn-Southern's father, Michael Frazier, told the TV station he is baffled by police reports that his daughter was the victim of murder at the hands of her children's father:
"My emotions are up and down. I don't even understand how I lost my child... They were good with each other... It was perfect. They were doing great... She was doing wonderful... I don't know what led to this. I really don't."
KFMB-TV put this together this video report: