Victims Identified In Murder-Suicide

September 2, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today supplementing yesterday’s press release, involving law enforcement’s response to an apparent murder/suicide involving a husband and wife that occurred yesterday afternoon on Soren Street in the Fords section of the Township.

At approximately 4:37 p.m., Woodbridge Police officers responded to a 911 call regarding an unresponsive female laying on the front lawn in front of a residence. Upon arrival, officers located the female, who was later identified as Lynn Jasper, 69 of Fords. It was determined that she had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Jasper was pronounced at the scene.

Woodbridge police, along with multiple other law enforcement agencies, then attempted to determine if the anyone was still in the residence. Officers entered and James Jasper, 66, of Fords, was located deceased with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

This investigation is active and being investigated as a murder/suicide. Authorities have determined that there is no threat to the public. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Perry Penna of the Woodbridge Police Department at (732) 602-7326 or Detective Ryan Tighe of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4335.

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