Police Identify Man Who Killed Woman in Murder-Suicide at Suburban Motel

Officials have identified the man accused of killing a woman in a murder-suicide at a motel in Arlington Heights last week.

Police say Cecilia Perez, 41, of Aurora, was killed by 32-year-old Luis Antonio Nonato Velasquez, whose last known address was in Carol Stream. 

The two bodies were found during a death investigation last Thursday at a Motel 6 at 441 W. Algonquin Road after hotel staff entered the room and discovered a large amount of blood on the floor. 

Officer then found the bodies of a man and a woman, both of which had died of stab wounds and lacerations by a knife. 

Investigators say the two were in a romantic relationship and allege Velasquez carried out the apparent murder-suicide.

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