On November 9, 2004, at about 9:00 AM, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the unincorporated area of Los Gatos to a report of a dead woman sitting in her vehicle. Upon investing the incident, Deputies discovered the victim had apparently committed suicide with a single shot from a handgun. Deputies discovered other evidence to support their findings.
A commuter noticed the victim’s vehicle parked on a private Water District road just south of the Cats Restaurant off of Hwy 17. When the commuter went to inquire on the status of the vehicle, he discovered the victim and contacted “911”.
The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as an Asian female adult, IRIS CHANG, 36 years old, of San Jose. The official cause of death has not been determined at this time.