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08/18/2006

Kids watch as dad kills N.Y. cop-mom, self

By JOE MAHONEY, MICHAEL WHITE and CARRIE MELAGO
Daily News

An NYPD detective was stabbed and shot to death by her estranged husband yesterday - in front of their three children - before he turned the gun on himself, police said.

The gruesome murder-suicide played out at the home of the victims, Griselda and Francisco Espinal, in the Orange County town of New Windsor, the local police department said.

Francisco, 37, stabbed his 38-year-old wife in the back and torso with a kitchen knife, then shot her in the head with her Glock service gun, leaving her to die on the kitchen floor. He then went out to the driveway, put the semiautomatic weapon in his mouth and pulled the trigger, witnesses said. ...

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