Two dead in Fairfield, NJ stabbing, police say
FAIRFIELD — An elderly husband and wife are dead after a double stabbing at an adult community Friday morning, according to several reports.
A man stabbed a woman multiple times inside an apartment at the Woodcrest at Fairfield around 7:30 a.m. and then stabbed himself, unnamed police sources told ABC 7 Eyewitness News. An aide called 911 when she found the bodies upon her arrival at their apartment.
A neighbor told RLS Metro Breaking News reported the man was 84 years old.
Essex County Prosecutor's Office Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas S. Fennelly told New Jersey 101.5 that his office is investigating the deaths of two people at the apartment on Greenbrook Road. The cause and manner of death are pending autopsies.
There is no danger to the community, according to Fennelly.
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