Monday, April 16, 2012
"QUEENS, NY — A man is believed to have shot and killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself—leaving their two-year-old son to make the grisly discovery inside their bedroom, sources said.
"The apparent murder-suicide took place in the family's South Jamaica home on Dillon Street yesterday.
"Roxanne Lambert, 41, and her partner, whose name has not been released, were found dead with gunshot wounds to the head at 11:30 p.m., sources said.
"Lambert's 16-year-old son was also home when the tragedy unfolded.
"Relatives said the couple had a rocky relationship and were often heard arguing.
"Officials on the scene of an apparent murder-suicide in Queens early today.
"Lambert's 18-year-old daughter was in shock after hearing about the incident.
"`She came home to this and she was crying and saying she couldn’t believe it,` a family acquaintance said.
"Neighbor Renee Bryan, 37, said she saw Lambert just after 9 p.m.
"`We were just chatting, she seemed fine`, Bryan said. `It's shocking. I saw the boyfriend earlier in the day, he was waving. I'm at a loss for words.`
"Bryan said Lambert worked at the Brooklyn Development Center."
From the New York Post...