Apparent Murder Suicide Under Investigation in CornwallDec 15th, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article
The New York State Police investigate a murder / suicide in the Town of Cornwall.
The New York State Police in conjunction with the Town of Cornwall Police Department investigated an apparent murder / suicide on Friday at a residence in the Town of Cornwall, Orange County, NY.
The investigation revealed that Joseph M. Oliva, age 58, fatally shot his wife, Sandra Oliva, age 54, while inside their residence located in the Town of Cornwall. Both victims, who were the sole occupants of the residence at the time of this incident, were found deceased by responding officers.
The New York State Police Troop “F” Forensic Investigation Unit processed the scene. The Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office responded and removed the Oliva’s bodies to the Orange Regional Medical Center, where autopsies are scheduled for today.