BSO IDENTIFIES WOMAN AND MAN IN MURDER-SUICIDE

PIO Number: 18-3-3a

BSO Case Number: 10-1803-000668

Date: March 5, 2018

Time: 11 a.m.

Jurisdiction: Deerfield Beach

Place of Occurrence: 2285 Deer Creek Alba Way, Deerfield Beach

Victim(s): Beverly Tosch, female, 75, 7/22/42, 2285 Deer Creek Alba Way, Deerfield Beach (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): Steven Tosch, male, 43, 12/1/74, 2285 Deer Creek Alba Way, Deerfield Beach (DECEASED)

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are releasing the identities of the woman and man found dead on Monday in an apparent murder-suicide in Deerfield Beach.

At 11 a.m. March 5, Regional Communications received a call requesting a welfare check be done for Beverly Tosch, 75, who lived at 2285 Deer Creek Alba Way. When BSO deputies responded, they found her, her son, Steven Tosch, and a dog fatally shot.

Detectives say that the 43-year-old son killed his mom and the dog before turning the gun on himself in what Broward County's medical examiner's office has deemed a murder-suicide.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Curtis & Forsberg, CID Homicide
Crime Scene; BSFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Joy Oglesby/PIO
3/7/18   1420

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