Husband Slays Wife, Attempts Suicide

Published on July 06, 2011, 7:31 pm
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Jose DeFelipe, 43, was believed to have jumped off the Transportation Center parking garage roof in New Rochelle at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and suffered serious injuries. He was under investigation by Bronx detectives for the slaying of his wife earlier in the day. He was trying to commit suicide, police said.

Jacqueline Rosario-Luna-DeFelipe, 37, was found stabbed multiple times in her apartment at 355 E. 187th Street after police received a 911 call at 2:34 p.m.

Police believe DeFelipe jumped from the roof of the four-level Transit Center parking garage.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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