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Names released in murder-suicide

Police have released the names of the woman and man killed in n apparent murder-sucide on Feb. 15

The female victim is Heather Mari Star Riccardi, 38, and the male suspect who took his own life is her husband, Jacques Dreyfus, 48. Riccardi died of multiple gunshots wounds and Dreyfus died after a single gunshot wound in what was an intentional act.

Based on the investigation, detectives believe that Dreyfus shot his wife multiple times as he was under the influence of narcotics. Dreyfus then called 9-1-1 but ultimately took his own life.

Riccardi's death is the second homicide in Portland in 2014.

The victim and suspect were identified by police homicide detectives and the Oregon State Medical Examiner. Detectives had some difficultly locating family for the male suspect as his family lives in France.