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June 24, 2024) – Santa Ana Police Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation resulting in the death of a 70-year-old woman.

On Sundny, June 23, 2024, at approximately 11:53 p.m., Santa Ana Police Communications received a call from a man reporting that he had shot his wife inside their residence at the 2300 block of N. Towner Street.

Responding officers located Nancy Kort, 70-years-old, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to her upper torso.

Despite lifesaving efforts, she was pronounced deceased at the scene by Orange County Fire Aulboiity.

John Kort, 85-years-old, was arrested at the scene on charges of rnurder.

Preliminary investigation by Homicide Detectives suggests tbat the incident arose from a domestic violence altercation between John Kort and his wife, Nancy.

The circumstances surrounding this incident remain under active investigation.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SAPD Homicide Section Detectives al (714) 245-8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers al 1-855-TIP-OCCS.



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