Murder-Suicide Tragedy Strikes Clayton, NJ Apartment Complex

Clayton, New Jersey – Tragedy struck in a quiet neighborhood on Tuesday night as police confirmed a murder-suicide at an apartment complex on North Broad Street. The incident left two individuals dead, sending shockwaves through the community.

According to sources, the victim, a woman in her 40s, was fatally shot by her partner before he turned the gun on himself. Witnesses recounted a harrowing scene where the shooter fired at them as they tried to flee. The aftermath of the incident was marked by a heavy police presence and distressed family members gathered outside the complex.

FOX 29’s Steve Keeley spoke to the victim’s 20-year-old son, Damien Green, and her mother, who shared heartbreaking details about her battle with illness. Despite overcoming a 10-year fight with Lymphoma, the victim was recently diagnosed with Lupus, adding to the family’s grief.

The Clayton community is reeling from the tragic event, as details about the circumstances surrounding the murder-suicide continue to unfold. Gloucester police sources have confirmed the nature of the incident, but the investigation remains ongoing. The shock and sadness from this senseless loss will undoubtedly linger in the hearts of those affected.

As neighbors and loved ones come to terms with the devastating loss, the community stands in solidarity and support for the family of the victims. This heartbreaking event serves as a stark reminder of the urgency to address mental health and domestic violence issues in our society.