PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office on Friday released the names of the two people who were found dead on Wednesday in an apartment on E. 18th Street in what police say was a murder-suicide.
Police say the man shot the woman twice and then turned the gun on himself.
The prosecutor's said the man was Rafael Francisco Nunez, while the woman was Zaira Sued Santos. Police say the couple had been involved in a romantic relationship at some point. The woman had recently come to Paterson from the Dominican Republic, PatersonPress.com has reported.