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Authorities Confirm James Kauffman Found Dead in Hudson County Jail

Hudson County

Authorities this afternoon have confirmed that James Kauffman was found dead while in jail, in an apparent suicide.

According to authorities, Kauffman, who was sentenced for his wife April's 2012 death, had been housed in Hudson County Jail as a result of credible threats to his life.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office this afternoon confirmed that their office was notified by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office that James Kauffman died in an apparent suicide on Friday morning.

The investigation is continuing, and we will have no further comment at this time.