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New Orleans police: Tulane University law student fatally shoots girlfriend, then kills self

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NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police say a 28-year-old Tulane University law student fatally shot his 25-year-old girlfriend, also a law student, and then killed himself inside an uptown apartment.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified victims as Sara LaMont and Wajih Mazloum.

Officer Garry Flot said in a news release a roommate found victims' bodies inside an upstairs apartment around 10 a.m. Sunday.

Flot said a handgun was found next to the man.

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