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Authorities: Wayne Man With Gun, 81, Kills Wife, Then Himself

The bodies were found at their Dwyer Road home.
The bodies were found at their Dwyer Road home. Photo Credit: GoogleMaps

WAYNE, N.J. – An 81-year-old Wayne man shot and killed his 80-year-old wife, then turned the gun on himself, authorities said.

Daniel Martone shot both at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the couple’s Dwyer Road home, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief James Clarke said in a joint announcement released just before midnight.

An investigation was continuing, they said.

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