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West Hollywood: Pacific Palisades Man Kills Ex-Girlfriend, Kills Himself

A Pacific Palisades man shot and killed his ex- girlfriend and then took his own life, authorities said today.

Whitney Jade Washuta was shot in the upper body at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday in
the 8700 block of Rosewood Avenue, near Robertson and Beverly boulevards. The
25-year-old West Hollywood resident died at the scene, said coroner’s Assistant
Chief Ed Winter.

Washuta’s ex-boyfriend, identified as Kyle Patrick Ramsey, 27, of
Pacific Palisades, was found dead about 10:10 p.m. Tuesday in a vehicle in the 100 block of South Croft Avenue in the city of Los Angeles, Winter said. The death was classified as a suicide, he said, adding that an autopsy was pending.

A Handgun Was Found In Ramsey’s Hand

A handgun was found in Ramsey’s hand by LAPD detectives who were
subsequently contacted by sheriff’s detectives, who took over the
investigation.

“This is a tragedy for everybody, particularly for the families,”
sheriff’s Detective Bob Kenney said.

City News Service.
Photo by: vladvm

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West Hollywood: Woman Dies Of Gunshot Wound, Man With Gun Found Dead Nearby
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West Hollywood: Woman Dies Of Gunshot Wound, Man With Gun Found Dead Nearby
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Authorities today were investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in West Hollywood and of a man about a mile away amid an unconfirmed report that the two deaths may have resulted from a murder-suicide.
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