Woman shot twice in the face in Harlem killed allegedly by children’s father: NYPD

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Eugene Miller, 32, of the Bronx, is wanted in connection with Rosetta Ewell's death, police said. Ewell, 30, was was found dead shortly after 9 a.m. July 24, her lifeless body prone in the 10th-floor hallway of an apartment building located at 15 West 139th St. (Photo: NYPD)

Eugene Miller, 32, of the Bronx, is wanted in connection with Rosetta Ewell’s death, police said. Ewell, 30, was was found dead shortly after 9 a.m. July 24, her lifeless body prone in the 10th-floor hallway of an apartment building located at 15 West 139th St. (Photo: NYPD)

HARLEM, Manhattan — A woman gunned down in an apartment building, shot twice in the face, was killed by the father of her children, police said Wednesday as they identified a suspect in the slaying.

Eugene Miller, 32, of the Bronx, is wanted in connection with Rosetta Ewell’s death, police said.

Ewell, 30, was found dead shortly after 9 a.m. July 24, her lifeless body prone in the 10th-floor hallway of an apartment building located at 15 West 139th St. Her address is listed as being about a third of a mile away from the building where she died.

Law enforcement sources told PIX11 News the victim had been shot twice in the face. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said Ewell and her alleged killer have children in common but did not elaborate on how many or how old those children are.

Miller is described as about 5 feet 3 inches tall and 150 pounds. He lives in the Bronx at 674 East 149th St., police said. They released a photo of Miller asking the public for help tracking him down.

Subsequent to an ongoing investigation, the suspect wanted in connection to the above homicide has been identified as:

Anyone with information is urged to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.