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3 dead in NJ murder-suicide

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Police in Woodland Park, N.J., are investigating a double murder-suicide in an apartment complex.

Three bodies were discovered Tuesday morning in various locations around the Westmount Village apartment complex.

One body was found in front of the complex, another body was found in a parking  lot and a third body was found in the woods.

Video from SkyFoxHD showed police near a body covered by a sheet in front of an apartment door.

"I wasn't here but my neighbor heard gunshots. Normally everything is peaceful around here. I won't feel safe in this complex again," an unidentified man told reporters gathered outside the building.

Several vehicles including two SUVs appeared to have been involved in a crash in the lot near Washington Drive.

The incident occurred at about 6:30 a.m.  Authorities say a man who was among those killed apparently shot the two other victims before killing himself.

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes declined to discuss the fatal shootings at length or disclose the names of those killed, citing the ongoing investigation. But she says it appears the three all knew each other and that there was a history of domestic violence among them.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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