Richie Cicardo’s tragic discovery of Bronx victims Susan Trivino, 54, and her daughter Suchari Guzman, 29, was revealed Thursday by NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce, because the homicide suspect — Trivino’s ex, former MTA employee Jorge Vega — remained clinging to life in hospital custody.
Police consider Vega had shot himself within the head after capturing his ex and her daughter at their East 174th Avenue condominium Wednesday afternoon.
“He had left to go downstairs to get a pair of headphones,” Boyce stated of the witness, who sources have confirmed is Cicardo.
“When he got here up, he discovered each had been shot.”
Vega, 52, a former MTA employee, and his bus-driver girlfriend had ended their rocky relationship simply the day earlier than he opened fireplace at their residence, Boyce stated
Vega allegedly murdered the mom and daughter utilizing a legally-owned 9mm handgun earlier than turning the gun on himself.
Guzman’s 1-year-old woman, Abigail, was within the condominium on the time, however was eliminated unhurt from the condominium, the place the mortally wounded victims had been present in a bed room, sources stated on Thursday.
“That they had simply damaged up the day earlier than,” Boyce informed reporters. “They had been going out for fairly a while, they’d lately moved to that condominium.”
Investigators had been trying into claims that Trivino had lately left Vega — and whether or not that performed a job within the killings, a legislation enforcement supply informed the Put up on Wednesday.
The couple had a earlier home incident in September 2017, when Vega filed a home incident report following a verbal dispute together with his girlfriend. He informed police on the time that he and Trivino had been attempting to repair their relationship, cops stated.
Vega, who’s in grave situation at Jacobi Medical Middle, was lately fired from his job as a bus driver for the MTA, Boyce stated.
“From what we perceive he was lately let go for his conduct, and that might play into this,” Boyce stated.
However Vega informed his mates that he give up his job on Dec. 31 attributable to “private issues,” stated a pal, who requested to stay nameless,
“He was working issues out,” the pal stated. “He deliberate to come back again perhaps subsequent 12 months.”
Vega had labored as a bus driver for the MTA since 2012, based on SeeThroughNY.