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Beverly Hills Murder Victim and Her Suspected Killer Identified

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Police have released the names of the woman who was found dead in her apartment on Wednesday afternoon and the suspect who is accusing of murdering her. But they're giving scant few other details about the killing.

Cathy Carrasco-Zanini, 58, a woman who lived in 100 block of North Hamilton Drive was found dead in her home. James Grzeslo, 54, who lives in Los Angeles, is suspected of killing her. He was arrested at a nearby office building and was being held at the Beverly Hills jail in lieu of $1-million bail, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Police said earlier that Carrasco-Zanini and Grzeslo were acquainted with one another, but they have not explained how nor have they given a suggested motive in the killing or how Carrasco-Zanini was murdered.