Family grieves for woman killed in murder-suicide

Officials say a retired police chief from Newburgh gunned down his ex-girlfriend and then took his own life over the weekend.



The body of 55-year-old Marie Giannone was found in her car Saturday morning, just steps from her home in Goshen.



Ginannone and 55-year old-Patrick Sorrentino, a former Newburgh deputy police chief, reportedly broke up in August.



Charity Oswald-Giannone was left Saturday with the task of explaining to her 10-year-old son that his grandmother was gone.



The family remembers Giannone as a wonderful mother and grandmother.



Both bodies have yet to be released to the families.



Police are continuing to investigate.


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