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New Jersey Murder-Suicide Leaves 2 Men Dead and Wife Injured

Authorities are investigating the New Jersey murder-suicide incident which injured one and left two men dead. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Authorities are investigating the New Jersey murder-suicide incident which injured one and left two men dead. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Authorities are currently investigating a disturbing New Jersey murder-suicide incident that claimed the lives of two men and left a woman injured.



New Jersey Murder-Suicide

Isaiah Cobb, 33, and Terrance Carroll, 51, both residents of Newark New Jersey, were found deceased from gunshot wounds on Saturday evening in a New Jersey murder-suicide incident, PEOPLE reported.

According to Robert Florida, the Public Information Officer for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Newark police responded to a shooting incident at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Isaiah Cobb was discovered at what authorities believe to be a New Jersey murder-suicide scene. He was suffering from gunshot wounds, and sadly, was pronounced dead shortly after at 11:45 p.m.

Another victim, Terrance Carroll, was also found with gunshot injuries and was rushed to University Hospital.  Tragically, Carroll succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead the following day at 12:13 a.m.

The investigation has revealed a disturbing sequence of events. Authorities believe that Carroll, allegedly fueled by jealousy, shot Cobb while he sat in his car.

Carroll had parked his vehicle across the street and waited there throughout the night. After shooting Cobb, Carroll proceeded to his apartment, where he tragically took his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Carroll’s wife, who was present during the incident, also sustained injuries and is currently receiving medical evaluation at a local hospital.

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Authorities Investigate New Jersey Murder-Suicide

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force has taken charge of the New Jersey murder-suicide investigation.

As the New Jersey murder-suicide investigation continues, friends and acquaintances of Isaiah Cobb mourn the loss of a beloved individual known for his kindness and selflessness. Messages of condolences and prayers have flooded social media, paying tribute to his memory.

Law enforcement authorities urge anyone with information regarding this tragic event to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line can be reached at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432, with the assurance that calls will be kept confidential.

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