‘Former child actor’ allegedly kills ex-wife before turning gun on himself

2018-03-20 12:22
PHOTO: Facebook/Parisa Siddiqi

PHOTO: Facebook/Parisa Siddiqi

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A man is left fighting for his life after fatally shooting his ex-wife before turning the gun on himself in an attempted suicide, People reports.

Kevin Crane, who claims to be a former child actor, killed Parisa Siddiqi (29) on Saturday afternoon, while she was at work in a retail store inside The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks, California.

According to Extra TV, Crane (33) stormed into Paper Source, where Parisa worked, and got into a heated argument with his ex-wife.

He then pulled a gun on her and shot her to death before taking aim at himself. He is currently in a critical condition in the hospital, The Real Deal adds.

A police officer told People, Crane hasn’t yet been charged with Parisa’s murder as authorities are first waiting to see if he’ll survive his injuries.

In the meantime, the couple’s two kids – who were unharmed in the attack – are staying with family.

According to The Real Deal, Crane works as a realtor at Pacific Rim, but on his professional bio, Crane claims to have worked as a child actor with Disney and Warner Brothers.

But a source with knowledge of Disney told People: “There is no record of Kevin Crane starring in a Disney Channel series or movie.”

The publication also tried contacted Warner Bros but they couldn’t be reached for comment.

“She possessed an unimaginable amount of strength,” a friend of Parisa told People. “Her kids were her number one priority. She was their whole world, and they were hers.

“I can sincerely say she was a loyal friend, a strong woman, and an absolute joy to be around. She was incredibly compassionate towards friends, and always put everyone else first. I’ll miss her terribly.”

Sources: The Real Deal, People, Extra TV

Read more on:    murder  |  suicide  |  international

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