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Date: November 19, 2013
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: November 19, 2013
County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Robert Hubner, director of the
Woodbridge Police Department, announced today that police are investigating a
shooting in which a
Barrios, 29, of
pronounced dead at the scene was her former companion, Luis Rosado, 46, of
A preliminary investigation has classified the deaths as a murder/suicide, but the final determination awaits the results of autopsies that will be performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office. The results were not immediately available.
The investigation by Detective Dean Janowski of the Woodbridge Police Department and Investigator Gregory Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office determined that Rosado shot and killed Ms. Barrios before shooting himself. Two handguns were recovered from the scene.
Police arrived to find Ms. Barrios had been shot inside a 2007 Mercedes that was parked in front of the home where she had been living with relatives.
Rosado, who owned the vehicle, was found in the street near the parked car.
investigation further showed that after living together for a number of years
in Brooklyn, the couple separated about two months ago and Ms. Barrios moved in
with the relatives in
The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Janowski of the Woodbridge Police Department at (732) 634-7700, or Investigator Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3904.