Police: Man, 26, Shot Girlfriend, 24, Then Killed Himself in New Jersey Park

By Katherine Creag
|  Friday, May 17, 2013  |  Updated 4:50 PM EDT
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Police: Man, 26, Shot Girlfriend, 24, Then Killed Self in N.J. Park

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Authorities say the shooting deaths of a woman and her boyfriend in a New Jersey park are considered to be a murder suicide.

Police found Shanae Howard, 24, and Brandon Brown, 26, near a bench in Montclair's Canterbury Park at about 10 p.m. 

She had several gunshot wounds to the head, and he had a single gunshot wound, police said. A gun recovered at the scene was determined to be the weapon used in the shooting.

The couple was found in a clearing near a children's jungle gym. 

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