Fords Senior Couple Dies in Murder Suicide

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that a 78-year-old man and his 77-year-old wife were found deceased in their residence at 17 Kilfoyle Ave. in the Fords section of Woodbridge Township.

Authorities say Woodbridge Police responded to the single-family home at 8:52 this morning where they found Joanne Perhacs, deceased with a single gunshot wound to the head.

According ton police, Bertlan Perhacs, was located close by with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Both were pronounced at 9:40 a.m. according to the police.

Autopsies of both individuals will be conducted by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner police said.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Michael Barbato of the Woodbridge Police Department at (732) 634-7700, or Detective Deon McCall of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3848.