Police have identified two people in Sunday night's domestic murder-suicide in a Spring Garden luxury high-rise as married couple Rio Acosta Magden, 29, and Carlos Eugene Acosta, 30.
Detectives believe Acosta shot Magden repeatedly in the head and body before shooting himself in the Museum Towers on 18th Street near Spring Garden, police spokeswoman Officer Christine O'Brien said. Police say both were found in the apartment's front bedroom. The shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m.
Here is initial story filed Sunday by Daily News Staff Writer William Bender:
POLICE WERE INSIDE the Museum Towers on 18th Street near Spring Garden late Sunday night investigating a murder-suicide involving a 29-year-old woman and a man who appears to have been the shooter.