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Salinas Man Lucas Dacpano Confesses To Murdering Girlfriend Guadalupe Alfaro Before Taking Own Life

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A Salinas man on Wednesday night called his father to report that he had killed his girlfriend before shooting himself to death, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office. At 8:53 p.m. Wednesday, sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about shots fired at 309 Kelton Drive, just outside Salinas city limits, sheriff’s officials said. Responding deputies found Daniel Lucas Dacpano, 29, dead from a single gunshot wound outside his home at that address, according to the sheriff’s office. They also found the body of Guadalupe Alfaro, 26, of Salinas, inside her car, which was parked in the driveway outside the residence, deputies said. Investigators learned that Dacpano had telephoned his father to tell him he had just killed Alfaro, according to the sheriff’s office. Dacpano then apparently shot and killed himself, sheriff’s officials said. The sheriff’s office recovered a shotgun and a knife from the scene. Detectives are continuing to investigate the deaths.

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