01/02/2001

Detective finds wife, also
a detective, shot dead at home
[Mission Viejo, CA]

PoliceOne Staff Report
(MISSION VIEJO, Calif.) -- A Long Beach detective made a gruesome discovery on Dec. 30 when he went home to check on his wife, also a Long Beach detective.

Detective Kevin Nelson found his wife, Detective Suphada "Sue" Nelson at about 10:30 a.m. dead from a gunshot wound at their Rancho Santa Margarita home on Saturday, according to sheriff's spokesman Jim Amorino.

Foresics testing has yet to determine whether she the gun used was her service revolver.

An autopsy is scheduled to determine if the wound was self-inflicted.

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