Police identify couple killed in Grover Beach murder suicide

Ron Rawlinson and Dana Neese

Police have identified the Pismo Beach man who allegedly killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself as Ronald Rawlinson, 63.  His victim was identified as Dana Neece, 58, of Grover Beach, according to the Grover Beach Police Department.

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday, officers discovered the couples bodies and a loaded 9mm handgun at Neese’s Grover Beach home. Officers suspect Rawlinson shot Neese at the home on the 1100 block of St. John Circle.

The couple, who both worked as real estate agents with Century 21 Hometown Reality in Arroyo Grande, had dated for about a year.