Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Hubby Strangles Wife to Death, Then Stabbed Himself in Murder Suicide

A husband strangled his own wife then stabbed himself in a murder-suicide at the couple's home, police believe, Daily Mail reports.

Richard Dzienisiewski and his wife Christine, both 37, were both found dead at their home in Hazlet Township, New Jersey, on Saturday in an apparent murder-suicide.

Christine had been strangled, Hazlet Township police said, while Richard had been stabbed. Authorities were called around 7.50pm. Police said they are still investigating details of the killings - but said they are not looking for any other suspects.

They confirmed that Christine died as the result of a homicide, while describing Richard's wounds as 

Officers have reassured those in the town that there is no further danger, the Asbury Park Press reported.

A statement from the department said: 'Our detectives are currently conducting an investigation in conjunction with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.

'While we cannot release any detailed information until the investigation is completed, we can assure our residents that no one is in any danger.'

According to, the couple have two young children, who are now living with other family.

Richard Dzienisiewski also had a further child from a previous marriage.

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