Newport Beach victims found dead in possible double homicide NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A double homicide investigation is underway Monday after a man and woman were found dead by the man's roommate at a Newport Beach home. Newport Beach police responded to a 911 call in the 2100 block of 15 East Street at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and discovered two people dead. Police said the male victim's roommate was the first to find the man and woman's bodies and called police. The woman was later identified by coroner officials as 48-year-old Costa Mesa resident Wendi Miller, who was last seen in Laguna Beach over the weekend before being reported missing by family members. The male victim was identified as 38-year-old Darren Partch of Newport Beach. He was a resident of the home, police said. Their deaths are being investigated as a double homicide, police said.