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Indian-origin techie, wife shot dead in US


Washington : An Indian-origin couple has been killed in the US in an apparent revenge attack by their daughter’s ex-boyfriend who was eventually shot dead in a standoff with police.

Mirza Tatlic, 24, fatally shot Naren Prabhu, a Silicon Valley tech executive, and his wife at their home in San Jose.

Prabhu’s daughter, who lives in another state, was not there. “The suspect was in a dating relationship with the victims’ adult daughter who was not home,” San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said.

The incident had been reported by the 20-year-old son of Prabhu. “When officers arrived at the home on Laura Valle Lane they saw an adult man deceased in the front doorway suffering from at least one gunshot wound.– PTI