ORANGE, CAL. – Police in the Southern California city of Orange say a man and a woman have been found dead inside a home and a neighbor says the man was the father of former NASCAR racer Robby Gordon.
Lt. Fred Lopez says officers discovered the bodies in an upscale suburban neighborhood after receiving a 911 call Wednesday afternoon.
Officials say a weapon was found at the scene, and police do not believe a suspect is at large.
The Orange County coroner’s office identifies the deceased as 68-year-old Robert Gordon and his wife, 57-year-old Sharon Gordon.
Jill Dombroske, a longtime neighbor, says Robert Gordon was the father of racer Robby Gordon. The senior Gordon was once an off-road racer nicknamed “Baja Bob” Gordon.
Police say the cause of the deaths has not been determined however CBS News is reporting it as an apparent murder-suicide.
Robby Gordon’s off-road racing team will be in Orange County this weekend.