According to the Bergen County prosecutor John Molinelli, Michael Tabacchi, 27, allegedly killed his wife, Iran Pars Tabacchi, 41, who also went by “Denise.”
“Autopsy on Closter couple shows wife died from strangulation and single stab wound to chest. Husband died from self inflicted stab chest,” Molinelli Tweeted.
The Bergen County Record reports that Michael Tabacchi’s father discovered the bodies when he came to the house after receiving a text message from his son. (It’s unclear what the text said.)
The couple were pronounced dead at Englewood Hospital.