Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department said a couple and their dog were found dead Christmas Eve inside their home in the Cliffwood Beach section of Old Bridge Township.
According to authorities, the Old Bridge Police responded to the residence on Dec. 24, at approximately 9 p.m. and found Thomas Vuocolo, 55, Cindy Marcinczyk, 47, both of the Cliffwood Section of Old Bridge a dog dead at the scene due to apparent gunshot wounds. A second dog who sustained a gunshot wound was taken to an animal hospital and is recovering.
“While the investigation is ongoing, law enforcement has determined that there is no outstanding threat to the public” – Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey
Their death is being investigated by Detective Philip Belgio of The Old Bridge Police Department and Detective David Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
The results of the autopsies are pending by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Belgio of the Old Bridge Police Department at (732) 721-5600 ext. 3141, or Detective Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4436.