BURLINGTON TWP., NJ - Mashonda Rollins Johnson, a 1987 Montclair High School graduate, was tragically killed by her husband Ruben Johnson, Jr. at the couple's Burlington Township home on Tuesday night, according to published reports. Ruben also took the life of the couple's 10-year-old son, Tre, and then turned the gun on himself.
Ruben was manager of the popular East Orange night club, Bogies. A club owned by his dad, Ruben Johnson, Sr.
A possible motive for the murder-suicide has not yet been disclosed by law enforcement officials. However, close family and friends stated that Ruben may have been depressed, unemployed and battling health issues.
The couple leaves behind a 23-year-old daughter, LoraVon, who was away at college during the time of the tragic incident.
The family has started a GoFundMe page to offset costs of funeral expenses for her mother and brother.