IRVINE, Calif. – The identities in a murder-suicide at UC Irvine were released Wednesday.
The victim was 77-year-old Thao Thai Nguyen of Irvine, and the suspect was 36-year-old Andrew Nguyen Doan of Irvine, according to Orange County sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Steinle.
UC Irvine police were called at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday to 214 Pereira Drive, Social Science Plaza B, after receiving emergency calls about the bodies on the ground outside of a multi-story building, Irvine police reported.
Investigators characterized it as a suspected murder-suicide. The two may have been related.
Doan was a former student of the university, according to UCI spokesman Tom Vasich.