On March 31, 2019, at approximately 3:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of West 14th Street to assist the Long Beach Fire Department with a deceased male and female adult in what appeared to be a crime scene.
When officers arrived on scene, they located a deceased female adult with multiple stab wounds to her upper and lower torso and a deceased male adult with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to his upper torso.
The incident is currently being investigated as a murder-suicide that occurred inside the residence.
The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Blanca Dominguez of Long Beach and the suspect has been identified as her husband, 38-year-old Oscar Montoya of Long Beach. Dominguez and Montoya were initially found by family members who were concerned for their well-being based on recent communication from both individuals.
Two firearms and a knife were recovered from the scene. There were no previously reported incidents of domestic violence between Dominguez and Montoya and the couple did not have any children. A motive for the shooting is unclear and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Solorio or Mattia at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.