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Lafayette resident identified as one of two dead in East Baton Rouge murder-suicide

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One of the two people found dead from an apparent murder-suicide at a residence in East Baton Rouge Parish has been identified as a Lafayette resident. 

According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call in the 17000 block of Wax Road in Central, La at around 6:45 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found two people dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds. 

Officials say that the shooting was a domestic murder/suicide in which the male, identified as 31-year-old Larry Warino Jr., shot and killed a female victim, identified as 24-year-old Alyssa Kanouse, before shooting himself. 

Warino Jr, in a press release, was identified as a resident of Lafayette. Kanouse is from Central, La.

Sources within the Louisiana Legislature have confirmed that Warino was the legislative aide of state Rep. Stuart Bishop, R-Lafayette. 

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