Son of Hollywood actor kills his mother before being fatally shot
The suspect put up resistance during the detention and was fatally shot by the deputies.
Dead body of an elderly woman has been found at the Santa Barbara (California) home of an American actor Ron Ely, reports CNN.
The victim was identified as Valerie Lundeen, Ely’s wife. The incident took place in the evening, on Tuesday, October 15. According to the TV-channel, police received a call about a family dispute. When the deputies arrived at the house, they found the dead body of Lundeen who had been fatally stabbed.
Ely accused one of his sons of the killing, the police said. The suspect put up resistance during the detention and was fatally shot by the deputies.
Ely is an actor best known for playing the lead character in the 1966-68 television series Tarzan. He played roles in Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze, Fantasy Island, Wonder Woman, and Expecting Amish.
Valerie Lundeen is an-ex Miss Florida. Three children - Kirsten, Kateland and Cameron - were born in her marriage with Ron Ely.