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Man kills 79-year-old wife in alleged murder-suicide in Suffolk County: police

Posted at 3:03 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 15:03:52-04

BRENTWOOD, NY — A man allegedly killed his wife, then shot himself, in their Brentwood home on Thursday morning, Suffolk County police officials said.

Officers responded to the Barleau Street home around 9:25 a.m. following a hang up call to 911 from the house, officials said. Police found the 79-year-old woman’s body inside.

Her 84-year-old husband was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.