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Published On: Tue, Apr 24th, 2018

New Jersey murder suicide: Gerald Larence kills son, Jeremy Larence, then self

Edison Police have identified the two men found dead Sunday afternoon as Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan said Gerald Larence shot his son, Jeremy Larence in the head and then turned the weapon on himself.

Gerald Larence, 71, was found dead at the home on Loeb Court at 4:46 p.m, pronounced deadof an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head with the weapon nearby. Jeremy Larence, 39, was evaluated by the coroner and the autopsy confirms it was a homicide.

Police responded to their home after receiving a call from a concerned family member, the prosecutor’s office said.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kenny at (732) 248-7400, or Detective Craig Marchak at (732) 745-3904.

Crime Scene Tape photo/edited pic from FBI.gov

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