Husband Allegedly Shot Wife in Murder-Suicide at San Clemente Boutique: OC Sheriff’s Department

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A shooting was reported at a clothing store in San Clemente on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: Google Maps)

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A husband is believed to have shot and killed his wife in a murder-suicide at a high-end boutique in downtown San Clemente, according to an Orange County Sheriff’s Department news release Sunday.

Deputies responded to reports of a shooting at the Bliss Clothing Boutique at 167 Avenida Del Mar (map) Saturday afternoon.

Responding officers discovered a man and woman’s bodies along with a handgun and did not actively search for anyone else involved.

A sheriff’s department news release Sunday identified the man as 59-year-old John Patrick Dillard and the woman as his wife, 64-year-old Cynthia Jean Rosier.

No other employees of the business were injured, the news release stated.

The 3,000-square-foot store carried “a mix of established and emerging designers,” according to its website.

Anyone with additional information was asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at 714-647-7000.

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