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Man Kills Himself, Wife in Murder-Suicide in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief James Clarke announce the shooting death of Barbara Martone, 81, of Wayne.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that Martone was shot and killed by her husband Daniel Martone, 80, who then turned the gun on himself in a successful suicide attempt. The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. at the couple's home located on Dwyer Street. Investigation remains ongoing. More information to follow as it becomes available.

For further information contact Senior Assistant Prosecutor Joshua Vazquez at 973-837-7622, or jvazquez@passaiccountynj.org. 

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