Man Allegedly Jumps From New Jersey Bridge in Possible Murder-Suicide, Sources Say

What to Know

  • A man apparently jumped from the Route 9 bridge in Freehold, New Jersey, in a possible murder-suicide, law enforcement sources say
  • According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, authorities are investigating the crime as a possible murder-suicide
  • Images from the bridge and the home show police presence at both locations

A man apparently jumped from the Route 9 bridge in Freehold, New Jersey, in a possible murder-suicide, law enforcement sources say.

Sources tell NBC 4 New York that the man allegedly killed his wife in their Freehold home, drove to the bridge over the Raritan River where they believe he jumped.

According to a police source, the man's body has been found after an hours-long search.

According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, authorities are investigating the alleged murder scene inside the couple's suburban home in Freehold.

The couple had three daughters — all in their teens, according to a neighbor. Sources say the girls were not hurt. It is unknown exactly where they were when the incident unfolded.

Images from the bridge and the home show police presence at both locations.

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