April 30, 2009
4:51 PM Updated: April 30, 2009 6:00 PM ByAPRIL
Photo credit: James Carbone | Murder-suicide suspected at quiet Cypress Avenue
home in Oceanside, Wednesday. (Apr. 29, 2009)
- A man and woman found dead Tuesday inside their
two-story home in Oceanside both died ofgunshot
wounds, police said Wednesday.
Police said earlier that a preliminary
investigation indicated the deaths were amurder-suicide.
The Nassau County Medical Examiner's Office has
not released their names pending notification of
Property records list the homeowners as John
Andrew McWorthy, 62, and Barbara Carol McWorthy,
Nassau County police Sgt. Jeff Brandt said
Wednesday that "more than one" gun was found
inside the house near the bodies.
He said the investigation is ongoing as to
whether the man or the woman was the victim.
More information will be released following
autopsies, he said.
Officers went to the home on Cypress Avenue near
Oceanside Road about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday to check
the welfare of a woman who had not shown up for
work. Officers entered the home when no one
responded and found two bodies inside.