February 7, 2013

A gay couple whose relationship was coming to an end was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Lake Worth, deputies said. Leopold Azplazu, 32, and Gabriel Ferrarotti, 37, were found shot to death Wednesday afternoon. The home is in the 100 block of South Lakeside Drive. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said it appears Azplazu shot and killed Ferrarotti before turning the gun on himself. Neighbors said the two had been a couple for 11 years, but Ferrarotti broke up with Azplazu on Tuesday night. "Things weren't working out, and Gaby had asked Leo to move out," said neighbor and friend, Dee Weeks. "I guess this is the result of Leo not wanting to leave." Weeks is shocked at what happened, saying the two men were great friends and great neighbors.