Paso Robles couple shot dead in their home
June 1, 2010
UPDATE: The county coroner released the names of the couple Wednesday morning. They are Phillip Gordon Rodrigues, 73, and Sharon Lynne Rodrigues, 64. No further details regarding the shootings has been released.
UPDATE: San Luis Obispo Sheriff deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of an elderly Paso Robles couple found on the floor of their home on Tuesday.
It is suspected that the deaths are the result of a murder-suicide. KSBY said that the woman suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and her husband was battling cancer.
A person staying at the residence on the 2400 block of Rock Ridge Lane in rural Paso Robles found the couple at approximately 10 a.m. The male was found dead at the scene and his wife was transported to Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton where she was pronounced dead.
Sheriff officials are not providing the names of the couple until after their next-of-kin has been informed of the deaths.