Police: New Fairfield husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

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NEW FAIRFIELD -

State police say two people have died in an apparent murder-suicide in New Fairfield.

It reportedly happened on Cornell Drive Monday.

Police say the victims are husband and wife, Jennifer and Michael Ciorra.

Investigators believe Jennifer Ciorra beat and stabbed her husband before she killed herself with carbon monoxide.

Neighbors say the couple leaves behind two sons.

Police are investigating what led to the apparent murder-suicide.

The New Fairfield School District will have grief counselors available Wednesday and Thursday.

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