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UPDATE: Man Shoots Woman, Himself in Bergen County Murder-Suicide

By rlsmetro on
Carlstadt Borough

Carlstadt Police and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred at 601 6th Street, Carlstadt, on Saturday.   

In the preliminary investigation released by The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office,  a female victim was found dead inside the residence after police entered the home around 8:00 p.m. following an hours-long standoff with Mr. James Cox, 44, who was also found dead of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officials said at this time, no other individuals are believed to be involved.   

An investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Carlstadt Police Department under Chief Thomas Berta's direction  

Other details regarding the incident and what caused Cox  to go on a rampage is under investigation.