2 dead in Grand Rapids murder-suicide identified

Grand Rapids police are investigating what appears to be a murder suicide at an apartment on the 100 block of Franklin Street SE on March 25, 2016.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man and woman who died in a murder-suicide in Grand Rapids last week have been identified.

The bodies of Diana DeYoung, 65, and Roberto Alfaro, 60, were discovered on March 25 at an apartment in the 100 block of Franklin Street SW in Grand Rapids.

Monday, the Grand Rapids Police Department said an autopsy found both died as the result of a gunshot wound. GRPD said the medical examiner’s report and evidence indicates that Alfaro shot DeYoung and then himself.

GRPD’s Major Case Team is investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to call 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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