VAN NUYS (CNS) — Authorities today identified a couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide at their home in the Lake Balboa area of the San Fernando Valley.

Officers sent about 4:15 p.m. Monday to the 16800 block of Covello Street founded the man and woman with gunshot wounds, said Officer Jeff Lee of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations office.

Lubov Dounamalian, 59, died at the scene, and her husband, 62-year-old Levon Dounamalian, died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

Investigators believe the man shot his wife and then himself, Lee said.