PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The two people killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Battle Ground were identified by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday.
The medical examiner confirmed that 50-year-old Rita Sizemore was killed by multiple gunshot wounds. Her death was ruled as a homicide.
Additionally, the medical examiner found that 54-year-old Leon Garcia died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Clark County Sheriff’s deputies discovered Sizemore and Garcia both dead in a Battle Ground home on Sunday, May 3. Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit were called to investigate the “apparent murder-suicide.”