Authorities released the identities of both people killed in Tuesday’s murder-suicide at UC Irvine Wednesday.
The victim was 77-year-old Thao Thai Nguyen of Irvine, and the suspect was 36-year-old Andrew Nguyen Doan of Irvine, according to Sgt. Scott Steinle of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
UC Irvine police were called to 214 Pereira Drive, Social Science Plaza B, at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday after receiving emergency calls about two bodies on the ground outside a multi-story building, campus police said.
Investigators characterized it as a suspected murder-suicide. Irvine police said the two people might have been related.
Doan was a former student of the university from September 2017 through June 2019, according to UCI spokesman Tom Vasich. Doan majored in biological sciences and did not graduate, Vasich said.