Meghan Moore and Sidney Capolino? Who were Miami Women Murdered by Luis Napoles?

Meghan Moore and Sidney Capolino have been identified as the two women killed by Luis Napoles in a murder-suicide in southwest Miami-Dade over the weekend.

Napoles, 40, killed his girlfriend, Meghan Moore, 25 and her roommate, 23-year-old Sidney Capolino before taking his own life.

The story broke over the weekend but more details are now being provided and we break it all down in the article below.

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Let’s dive right in!

Who were Meghan Moore & Sidney Capolino?

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Meghan Moore was one of two women killed by Luis Napoles in Miami in a tragic murder-suicide.

Luis, who was dating Meghan, shot and killed her, then killed her roommate Sidney Capolino before killing himself.

Following the tragedy, more information is now coming out about the two ladies who were so senselessly murdered.

According to reports, Meghan Moore and Sidney Capolino were former students of New England College.

New England College confirmed to NBC South Florida that the pair were indeed former students.

Moore was originally from Centerville, Massachusetts, and Capolino from Pawling, New York.

According to student-athlete biographies on the New England College website, both played for the women’s ice hockey team.

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Meghan Moore

According to her bio, Meghan Moore was a “2017 graduate of Barnstable High School…named a Schreiner All-Star, a League All-Star, and the best offensive player,”

It also revealed she was the daughter of Marybeth and Billy Moore from Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Meghan had two siblings, William and Molly.

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Sidney Capolino

Sidney Capolino was also a former New England College student who played ice hockey.

From Pawling, New York, she stood at 5ft 6 inches and played with the number 3.

Luis Napoles Murder-suicide

It all began over the weekend when three people were found dead in what police described as a murder-suicide shooting in an apartment on Bird Road in southwest Miami-Dade on Saturday night.

Miami-Dade Police officers responded to a condominium, located at 7004 Southwest 40 Street, shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday night in response to a shooting.

Once there, officials found a woman outside of an apartment suffering from a gunshot wound.

While rendering aid to the victim – now identified as Meghan Moore – officers heard another gunshot coming from inside the apartment.

Immediately, MDPD evacuated the building and called the Special Response Team to enter the apartment, police officials said.

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“At that point, resources were called out. The Special Response Team responded and made entry into this apartment where they located another female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, as well as a male, suffering from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” Miami-Dade Police Det. Andre Martin told NBC6.

After finally entering the unit, officials found another woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and a male suffering from an apparent self-inflicting gunshot wound.

All three people were declared dead on scene.

“At this time, we believe that everyone involved in this tragic incident is accounted for,” Miami-Dade Police Detective Andre Martin said Saturday.

“This was an isolated incident — a very tragic, but isolated incident.”

Police provided more details in a press conference on Monday.

According to Miami-Dade police, Luis Napoles, 40, arrived at his girlfriend’s condominium complex Saturday night and shot her just outside her unit.

Officers then heard the sound of a gunshot coming from inside the apartment unit.

Officers believe Napoles killed Capolino before taking his own life.

“During this situation, out of an abundance of caution, the residents of this condominium building were evacuated and asked to stand by as our Special Response Team did everything they have to do to bring this to a safe conclusion, so that there was no further loss of life,” Miami-Dade Police Detective Andre Martin said.

A motive for the murder-suicide remains unclear.

Police initially said all three lived together but clarified in Monday’s release that Luis Napoles lived away from Meghan Moore and Capolino.

Officials say the investigation continues and they ask anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

New England College reacts

In a message to the school’s community Monday, New England College President Dr. Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr. said Meghan Moore had graduated in 2021 and Capolino in 2022.

“Meghan and Sidney were known to many on campus, and we are deeply saddened by this devastating news. We are keeping Sidney and Meghan’s families and friends in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time,” Lesperance said in the message.

“As we pause to process the gravity of the event, it is important that we support and care for each other. If you need support, counseling services are available at the NEC Wellness Center.”


In another recent murder-suicide, Alba Marina Garcia, 34 years old, a Lamar CISD elementary school teacher in Richmond, Texas, was killed by her husband Gene Hudgson who then killed himself.

Hudgson, also 34, is believed to have shot his wife and then himself in their Richmond, Texas home during Spring Break.

After days of not hearing from the couple, family members showed up at their home.

Garcia’s father, who looked through a window, saw a disturbing scene and called 911.

Authorities arrived on the scene to meet a gruesome scene of a murder-suicide

Alba Marina Garcia taught fourth grade at Jane Long Elementary School in Lamar CISD in Texas.

Her husband, Gene Mark Hudson Sjogreen, was a third-grade teacher at Taylor Ray Elementary, also in Lamar CISD.

Their bodies were found inside their home on Darst Field Trail in Richmond, Texas, dead of an apparent murder-suicide.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said a man and his wife, both 34 years old, were found dead inside a home in the 23300 block of Darst Field Trail during a welfare check.

Neighbors say the couple’s family showed up to the home Monday because they hadn’t heard from them since Friday.

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Garcia’s dad went around the back, looked through a window and was alarmed because it looked like there’d been an altercation.

He called police. They went inside the home, found the couple and the gun.

Detectives believe the husband shot his wife and then himself.


Miami-Dade County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida.

The county had a population of 2,701,767 as of the 2020 census, making it the most populous county in Florida and the seventh-most populous county in the United States.

It is Florida’s third largest county in terms of land area with 1,946 square miles (5,040 km2).

The county seat is Miami, the core of the nation’s ninth-largest and world’s 65th-largest metropolitan area with a 2020 population of 6.138 million people, exceeding the population of 31 of the nation’s 50 states as of 2022.

As of 2021, Miami-Dade County has a gross domestic product of $154.9 billion, making it the 14th-largest of the nation’s 3,033 counties.

The county is home to the Port of Miami on Biscayne Bay, the world’s largest passenger port with a world record 5.5 million passengers in 2018, and Miami International Airport, the third largest U.S. airport for international passengers and largest U.S. airport for international cargo.

The county’s land area of nearly 2,000 square miles exceeds that of two U.S. states, Delaware and Rhode Island.

The county is home to several universities and colleges, including Florida International University, one of the largest public universities in the country, and the University of Miami in Coral Gables, a private research university that is routinely ranked as one of the nation’s top universities and is the county’s second-largest employer with nearly 17,000 employees as of 2021.

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