MANTUA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) – Police in Gloucester County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that happened in the quiet Mantua Township neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
Police were called to the Villages at Berkley condominium complex on Berkley Road at about 4 p.m.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Give Comments Related To Inspector General's Report Regarding City's Relationship With Philly Fighting COVID, Inc.
When police arrived, they found the body of 52-year-old Stephen Newcomb at the foot of a stairway to his upper-level condominium.READ MORE: Philadelphia Courthouse Evacuated After Police Receive Report Device Was Left At Building
According to investigators, Michael Targett, 45, fatally shot Newcomb before taking his own life. Targett died of a single gunshot wound to the head.
Investigators say Targett’s estranged wife was living with Newcomb, but she was not home at the time of the incident.MORE NEWS: CDC: Vaccinated People Can Gather In Small Crowds Without Masks
An investigation remains underway by the Mantua Township Police Department and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office.