Police: Middletown couple dead in murder-suicide

January 7, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 52-year-old woman has been shot to death by her husband, who then killed himself in their home in Middletown.

Police identified the woman as Jasminn Emanuel and her husband as 58-year-old Dennis Hercules. They were found dead in their home shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday when police were called to investigate a reported homicide.

Investigators say the couple apparently were involved in a domestic dispute before the shooting.

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