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Man, 79, and woman, 80, found dead in Burbank home

A 79-year-old man and 80-year-old woman found dead in their southwest suburban Burbank home were murdered, officials said.

A relative called police to the home in the 6400 block of West 83rd Place about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to Burbank police.

The victims — Peter Mountain and Sally Lopez — were found unresponsive in a bedroom, police said.

Autopsies performed Thursday found Mountain died of multiple gunshot wounds and an incise wound to the neck; Lopez suffered multiple gunshot wounds, incise wounds, and a blunt force trauma injury to the head, the medical examiner’s office said. Both deaths were ruled homicides.

Officers found no sign of forced entry to the home, and authorities said they did not believe the attack was a random act of violence and burglary or robbery was not a motive.

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