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Police says couple in suspected murder/suicide were estranged

North Port shooting Florida Terrace 10/1/14
Posted at 2:29 PM, Oct 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-02 14:29:00-04

NORTH PORT, Fla. --  Police have released the identities of the two people found dead in a North Port home Wednesday that is believed to have been a murder/suicide.

The incident happened around 9am Wednesday morning in the 2400 block of Florida Terrace.  According to the North Port Police Department, a 911 call came reporting a domestic disturbance at that address. Arriving officers discovered a dead female and male.

Thursday, police identified the deceased as 43-year-old Heidi DeCarlo and 53-year-old Bush Bena.  Police say that the couple were separated and living apart.

A full investigation is still under way, and more details are to come.