Police investigating possible murder-suicide in Paradise Hills — (760 KFMB)

SSRI Ed note: Man "grief-stricken" over wife's death takes antidepressants, shoots and kills son, self.

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Posted: Sep 13, 2009 11:37 AM CDT Updated: Sep 13, 2009 12:01 PM CDT
Autopsies are scheduled Saturday for a father and son believed to have been killed in a murder-suicide in Paradise Hills.

A friend who went to check on the men in a house on Sylvy Way near Omega Drive looked in a window, saw what appeared to be two bodies and called 911 about 2 p.m. Saturday, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Neighbors said they heard several shots coming from the home Wednesday night. Authorities said a handgun was found near the bodies.

The victims are reportedly Ardo Novarro, 55, and his 22-year-old son, Noel. Neighbors said the father had been taking antidepressants and appeared grief-stricken over the death of his wife earlier in the year.