Incident at 5759 Southminster
December 5, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide at 5759 Southminster
on Saturday December 3, 2005 about 10:05 a.m.
The victim is identified as Maria Elizabeth Orellano,
30, of 5759 Southminster. She suffered a gunshot wound to the
left side of the chest. The suspect is identified as Carlos Juan
Rivera. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H. Riojas and
Officer R. Cervantes reported:
Arriving police officers were advised by HFD
paramedics that both persons inside the apartment were deceased.
Investigators said it appears the woman was the victim and the
male was the suspect in this case.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.