Police & Fire

FDU Professor and Wife Shot to Death in Parsippany


PARSIPPANY, NJ - The bodies of Chester Andraka, 46, an FDU professor, and his wife, Rosario Andraka, 43, were found at their residence in Parsippany this morning; each body had sustained gunshot wounds. 

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announced that this morning, Jan. 28, at 10:01 a.m. the Parsippany Police Department received a telephone call regarding Chester Andraka who had failed to report for work at FDU today.  Upon proceeding to the Andraka home at 2 Medford Road, Parsippany, New Jersey, the Parsippany police discovered the home was locked. After observing a body on the couch through a window, the police forcibly entered the home and once inside, discovered the bodies in the family room.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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