Liren Chen Death: The couple found dead in Santa Clara County, California on Tuesday have been identified as employees of Google. The San Francisco Bay Area and Los Altos, CA communities have been thrown into mourning following the tragic discovery of the Santa Clara CO. couple.
Police discovered two individuals dead in a Los Altos apartment on Tuesday, according to authorities. At approximately 1:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of West Edith Avenue to conduct a welfare check. Officials say arriving officers located the bodies of two deceased people inside the home.
Preliminary investigation determined that Liren Chen passed away from suicide after shooting and killing Xuanyi Yu inside their Los Altos home. Chen and Yu were located dead from what is being investigated as a murder-suicide. The victim Xuanyi Yu was a graduate of Tsinghua University and the University of California San Diego. She was an employee of Google in San Francisco Bay Area. She was a former Software Development Engineer at Amazon in San Diego, CA.
Liren Chen was also a graduate of Tsinghua University and the University of California San Diego. He was an employee of Google (Software Engineer) at Mountain View office. He was a formerly employed at TuSimple in Greater San Diego Area.
Anyone with information related to this case is requested to call the Los Altos Police Department at (650) 947-2770. To remain anonymous, contact the tip line at (650) 947-2774.
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