Sacramento police officers discovered the bodies of a couple in their Natomas home Sunday morning after family members said they hadn't heard from them for nearly two days.
Officer Michele Gigante, a police spokeswoman, said both had gunshot wounds and a firearm was found near the bodies.
The man was Grant High School assistant football coach Ed Coleman, according to school officials.
The Bee was unable to identify the woman, as the Sacramento County Coroner's Office did not release the names of the two people.
Word of Coleman's death spread quickly through the Grant Pacers community. "Some people know now and others will find out tomorrow," Grant High Principal Craig Murray said. "We don't know the details, but everyone is upset. It's just a tragedy. We want our kids to know we are there for them."
Murray said chaplains will be at the school today for students and staff.
Gigante said the bodies of a man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were found by officers in the home in the 2900 block of Holdrege Way around 8:40 a.m. on Sunday.
"At this point, there are no outstanding suspects," Gigante said.
No other details were available Sunday as homicide detectives, crime-scene personnel and the Coroner's Office continued their investigations.
Coleman, a 1992 Grant graduate, was a star running back for the Pacers before heading to the University of Idaho. Coleman was an assistant football and track and field coach at Grant the past 10 seasons.
He missed Friday's game against Oak Ridge High in El Dorado Hills to attend a friend's wedding, said Carl Reed, a teacher and coach at Grant High School in Del Paso Heights.
Coleman was working on his teaching credential, with the goal to teach at his alma mater, Reed said.
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