You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Warwick, R.I.

Police say R.I. man kills two, then himself

Continue reading below

Police say a man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man early Saturday before committing suicide in her Warwick home, as two children who were upstairs escaped through their window. WPRI-TV reported that a 12-year-old boy fled to a neighbor’s home, told them what happened, and called police, while his brother stayed up on the roof until police arrived. The victims and the suspected assailant were pronounced dead at the Kenway Avenue home. Police identified the alleged gunman as John Oliveira, 45, of West Warwick. They say he entered the home at about 5 a.m. and shot Carla Bowen, 47, and Christopher Butler, 52, of Warwick.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
or
Please enter a valid email
BostonGlobe.com will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com