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Jan 8

Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information:

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022, Rochelle Park Police responded to 44 Schlosser Drive after receiving a 9-1-1 call that there were two unconscious individuals found in the residence. Responding officers located two deceased individuals, 43-year-old Marcos Gagnon and his ex-wife, 35-year-old Mandy Staples, on the second floor of the residence. A cause of death has not yet been determined.

 An investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Jason Love, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton, and the Rochelle Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Pinto. No additional information is available at this time, but the incident appears to be isolated.