Bergenfield, NJ

A New Jersey boy made a gruesome discovering on Saturday when he found his parents dead inside their home from an apparent murder-suicide.

Police in Bergenfield responded to the home after the boy reported that he found his parents not breathing.

Officers arrived and found the body of the 36-year-old woman in an upstairs bedroom. The body of a 44-year-old man has discovered in the basement.

Police say that the man appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Officers declined to say how the woman died.

At this time there is no known motive, but police are considering this a murder-suicide.

The names of the victims have not yet released.

The 11-year-old boy was taken from the home and brought into the custody of child welfare officials.

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