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Apparent Murder Suicide In Mariposa County

UPDATE- April 27, 2021 @ 2:14pm

Suspect and Victim Identified

Victim- Roland Goldberg, age 31 from Lebanon, Missouri.

Suspect- Elisabeth Shauck, age 22 from Salinas, California.

The gun used, a Glock model 17 was registered to Shauck.

Goldberg and Shauck were in a long term dating relationship and at this time it appears the two were on vacation in the Yosemite West community.

Detectives continue to investigate and collect information and evidence.  If you have information you would like to share, please contact Detective Carroll at 209-966-3615.


MARIPOSA – On April 22, 2021 Mariposa County Deputies responded to the area of Yosemite West, a community within Mariposa County, for a report of a possible deceased person. Upon arrival deputies confirmed two deceased individuals: one adult male and one adult female, who are believed to be visitors to Mariposa County.

Mariposa County Sheriff Detectives are working the case along with the California Department of Justice Fresno Crime Lab.  As of now, preliminary evidence collected during the investigation have led investigators to believe this is a case of murder suicide. They believe the female shot the male multiple times before taking her own life.

There are no additional persons of interest at this time.

The names of the victim and suspect are being withheld until next of kin notification is complete.

The investigation is still in the very early stages, additional details will be released once the investigation is complete.


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