Police say the wife of Tarzan actor Ron Elys was stabbed to death by their own son, and he was shot dead by responding officers at the scene.
Former Miss Florida Valerie Lundeen, 62, was found dead at the couple's exclusive Hope Ranch property in Santa Barbara on Tuesday, according to sources.
On Wednesday evening the Sheriff's Department confirmed that suspect 30-year-old Cameron Ely - Ron and Valerie's son - was shot dead by officers that rushed to the family home.
Authorities say that Cameron posted a threat when they found him on the grounds of the property and four deputies then opened fire, according to TMZ.
Cameron reportedly called police after allegedly killing his mother, but blamed the attack on his 81-year-old disabled father.
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Police say that 62-year-old Valerie Lundeen (right), the wife of Tarzan actor Ron Elys, was stabbed to death by their own son Cameron Ely (left). She was found dead Tuesday night
Santa Barbara police said that an elderly woman has been killed at the house of 1960s Tarzan actor Ron Ely on Tuesday. The victim was later confirmed by sources to be his wife Valerie. Ron and Valerie pictured together above
Actor Ron Ely and wife Valerie Lundeen pictured above at the Third Annual Cathy's Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic on June 25, 1977
In audio obtained by The Blast, the original caller to the emergency services was a young male who said his 'father tried to attack the mother'.
The operator adds that when the authorities called back the caller sounded 'out of breath, unintelligible and crying'.
Actor Ely, 81, has been reported as safe by the Santa Barbara Sheriff's department.
On Wednesday afternoon Santa Barbara County Coroner's Office was seen removing two bodies from Ely's home - Valerie's and the male suspect's.
Valerie and Ron had been married for 35 years and have three children together, Kirsten, Kaitland and Cameron.
At first Lt. Erik Raney of the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office told CNN Ely told police a relative was involved in the death.
A body bag is taken out of the home of Ron and Valerie Ely. The man suspected of murdering Valerie was shot and killed by a deputy at the scene at the exclusive Hope Ranch residential community along the Santa Barbara coast, where the couple lived
Cameron Ely attended Harvard University where joined in 2007 and played football as quarterback. His occupation as an adult is not clear. Pictured left in a Myspace post with his godfather Western actor Fess Parker
Ely, who is now 81, featured in a number of TV appearances during the 1960s but found his break playing the lead role in the 1966 NBC series Tarzan, pictured
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Police first responded to the Santa Barbara home for a domestic disturbance call around 8.15pm Tuesday and found an elderly woman dead inside suffering stab wounds. Ron was found safe in the home.
Sheriff's deputies searched the ranch grounds and found Cameron Ely hiding on the property. They said the male suspect