Tuesday, July 15, 2014
"MAPLE SHADE, NJ — The deaths of a southern New Jersey couple whose bodies were found inside their home last week have been ruled a murder/suicide.
"Burlington County Prosecutor Robert Bernardi announced the finding on Monday.
"Bernardi said the investigation revealed 42-year-old Craig Hike of Maple Shade fatally shot his 39-year-old wife, Nicole, before taking his own life in their Arlington Avenue home on Friday.
"Bernardi said a relative called police shortly after 9 p.m. Friday after finding the couple in their bedroom. An autopsy conducted Sunday determined both died from gunshot wounds.
"Further details on the deaths were not disclosed."
From the Asbury Park Press...