June 19, 2024

Crime

A 71-year-old man shot and killed the 77-year-old sister of the lady he was dwelling with, in response to officers.

A 71-year-old man shot and killed the 77-year-old sister of a lady he was dwelling with in Rehoboth earlier than killing himself, the Bristol County District Lawyer’s Workplace mentioned. 

Omar Bradley of Rehoboth and Barbara J. Cruz of Tiverton, RI have been discovered lifeless Saturday morning, the DA’s workplace mentioned.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Bradley had shot Cruz after which shot himself, the DA’s workplace mentioned.

Bradley was dwelling with Cruz’s 84-year-old sister, the district legal professional’s workplace mentioned. Police responded to the Summer season Avenue residence after they obtained a name from one in every of Cruz’s relations requesting a well-being test, officers mentioned. 

The DA’s workplace mentioned that the relative reported she was on the cellphone with Cruz when she heard shouting earlier than the cellphone disconnected. When police responded, they discovered Cruz and Bradley deceased, the DA’s workplace mentioned.

The capturing is underneath investigation.