LINDENHURST, N.Y. (WPIX)—Police investigating a house fire in Lindenhurst ended up uncovering what may have been an attempted murder suicide.
Lindenhurst Fire Department firefighters responded to reports of a fire on North Erie Avenue at 4:15 Sunday morning. Police say firefighters found evidence of a bloody crime scene in the bedroom.
Suffolk County Police say they found the owner of the house unconcious in his Chevrolet Tahoe near Oak Beach. His ex-wife's dead body was discovered in the back of the truck, wrapped in a blanket.
The man is listed in serious condition at a local hospital. The woman's cause of death is under investigation.
Police have not yet released their names.