Sources: Husband stabs wife, then turns knife on himself at adult community
A man living in an adult community complex in Essex County stabbed his wife and then turned the knife on himself, according to a law enforcement source.
The incident happened at the Woodcrest Fairfield Adult Residential Community on Greenbrook Road in Fairfield. It is a 55-and-over community.
Police have not provided many details about the deaths. News 12 crews saw two bodies being removed from one of the homes.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office identified the husband as 84-year-old Frank Forte and the wife as 83-year-old Catherine Forte.
The prosecutor would not officially say that the incident was classified as a murder-suicide and said that the cause and manner of the deaths would be pending an autopsy.
The prosecutor did say that there is no danger to the community.