Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:38 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed his ex-wife and was later found dead after an hours-long standoff with authorities at his New Jersey home. Bergen County prosecutors said a relative of 34-year-old Massiel Deoleo called Carlsdadt police shortly before noon Saturday to report the Mahwah resident missing and express concerns about her well-being. The relative said she had last been with her ex-husband, 43-year-old James Cox of Carlstadt. A standoff ensured at Cox's home, after which he was found dead of a gunshot wound believed self-inflicted. The woman's body was found and authorities said they believe she was killed sometime the previous night.