Woman’s Death Determined a Suicide

An early morning call reporting an unconscious and bleeding female at a residence on Norwood Avenue in Long Branch April 3 has been determined to be a suicide, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The postmortem examination of June Chronic-Huhn, 73, conducted determined she died as a result of suicide by a single gunshot wound to the chest. The determination was made by Dr. Stephen Melito at the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

Long Branch Police Department was dispatched to the Norwood Avenue residence on Fri., April 3 at approximately 12:51 a.m. on the report of an unconscious and bleeding female. Police Officers arrived on location and located the victim, who was laying on the floor with an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived on scene and the woman was pronounced deceased.

Her husband, Phil, is a retired Neptune business administrator.

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