2 people found dead at Bensonhurst apartment

Police say officers called to investigate a burglary found a man and a woman dead inside a Bensonhurst apartment Thursday evening. The bodies of 71-year-old William Romano and 36-year-old Elviza Aronova

News 12 Staff

Apr 25, 2009, 2:19 AM

Updated 5,505 days ago

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2 people found dead at Bensonhurst apartment
Police say officers called to investigate a burglary found a man and a woman dead inside a Bensonhurst apartment Thursday evening.
The bodies of 71-year-old William Romano and 36-year-old Elviza Aronova were found shortly after 5 p.m. at 8020 Bay Parkway. Residents say Romano used to be the building's landlord and Aronova was his live-in girlfriend.
Police say they discovered Romano's body in the bathtub and Aronova's on the bed covered with a sheet. According to investigators, no weapons were found with the bodies. Aronova was stabbed and suffered blunt force trauma, police say. Romano also suffered head trauma.
Tenants described Romano as a good landlord who got along well with all the residents.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.


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