A woman shot to death Tuesday night in a West Hollywood residential area was killed by her ex-boyfriend, who later took his own life, according to authorities.
The Los Angeles County coroner Wednesday identified the woman as Whitney Jade Washuta, 25, of West Hollywood.
According to the
Washuta was found with a gunshot wound to the upper torso, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
About 10 p.m that evening, the
Ramsey was identified as Washuta's ex-boyfriend, according to the sheriff's department.
His death was classified as a suicide, and an autopsy is pending, according to coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
There have been two homicides within the last 12 months within one mile of Tuesday's incident, according to the Homicide Report, The Times' online database.
April 19, 4:35 p.m.: This article was updated with more details.
April 19, 10:30 a.m. This article was updated with an identification of the victim.
April 19, 4:25 p.m. This article was updated with information about the shooter.