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Man in Wayne kills wife, then self in apparent murder-suicide

Posted at 9:40 AM, Jan 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-10 09:40:42-05

WAYNE, N.J. — An 80-year-old man fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself Monday afternoon, the Passaic County Prosecutor said.

Daniel Martone killed his wife, 81-year-old Barbara Martone, around 3:30 p.m. in the couple’s Dwyer Street home.

It is not clear what caused Martone to shoot his wife and then himself. Authorities will release more information as it becomes available.