There’s a Devil Loose: Wife of ‘Tarzan’ Actor Ron Ely, 81, Is Stabbed to Death at Their Santa Barbara Home and the Murder Suspect Is Shot Dead by Police Who Were Called to a ‘Family Disturbance Involving the Couple’s Son’

Former Miss Florida Valerie Lundeen was found stabbed to death at the couple’s exclusive Hope Ranch property on Tuesday, according to sources. She is pictured main with their son Cameron, far left, son-in-law Jason, third from left, and daughters Kaitland, third from right, and Kirsten, right, in 2016. Actor Ely, 81, has been reported as safe by the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s department. The man suspected of murdering Valerie was killed by a deputy at the scene, (bottom right). Police are yet to confirm the connection between him and his victim. It is not known if Ely was home at the time of the shooting, but authorities reported a disabled elderly man at the property. Valerie and Ron had been married for 35 years and have three children together. Lt. Erik Raney of the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office told CNN Ely told police a relative was involved in the death. The actor is best known for playing the lead role in the 1966 Tarzan TV series, (bottom left). A body bag was taken out of the home Wednesday, (top right).

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SOURCE: Daily Mail