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APD identifies woman slain in murder-suicide

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Detectives have released the names of two people found dead after a murder-suicide at a Southeast Albuquerque apartment complex earlier this month.

Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said on May 16 Samuel Simons, 68, killed Alexandria Chavez, 36, before turning the gun on himself.

Officers found the bodies after responding to a suspicious persons call at the Pearl at Spring Creek apartments near Gibson and San Pedro SE.

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