State Police investigate death of a possible homicide suspect
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robert C. Gregory
Troop K Commander
NEW MILFORD – A male and female were found dead in a New Milford pickup truck Tuesday and later the the suspected killer was found dead in his car of a self-inflicted wound in Dover, N.Y.
The two were found dead in a truck with a smashed driver’s side window at the intersection of Route 55 and Route 7.
The names of the deceased people has not been released.
A person who lives nearby, said when he was feeding his horses around 8:40 a.m. Thursday when he heard six to eight shots from a semi-automatic gun.
As a precaution, The Sherman School was placed in a lockdown.
Police have transported some possible witnesses to the Gaylordsville fire house where they are being interviewed.
Police have blocked off the intersection and asked people to avoid the area.
Route 55 remains closed, blocked by two firetrucks. Detour signs have been placed directing traffic away from the area.