Friday, December 12, 2014
"SWANNANOA, NC — Buncombe Sheriff's deputies have determined the Saturday shooting deaths of two people in a Swannanoa home were the result of a murder/suicide.
"The victims have been identified as Binia Bexara Maldonado, 35, of 100 Alan Campos Circle, and her nextdoor neighbor, Jose David Banillo, 31, of 98 Alan Campos Circle, off Old U.S. 70, sheriff's office spokeswoman Natalie Bailey said.
"Deputies received a call for assistance around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived at 6:45 p.m., they found the victims inside Maldonado's mobile home.
"Investigators are still trying to determine who fired the fatal shots, Bailey said.
"A handgun was used in the incident, according to a sheriff's office incident report."