Police confirm retired cop shot boyfriend before taking her own life

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NEW YORK, NY – Police in New York City have identified 52-year-old Alex Delone as the victim in a Friday murder suicide. His killer, retired NYPD Officer Petlyn Job shot Delone in the head before putting to her own head and pulling the trigger.

Prior to today’s update, it was not clear which partner initiated the murder-suicide.

According to police, officers arrived the Job’s home at 4722 Beverly Road in East Flatbush to find both Job and Delone dead on a bed inside the woman’s bedroom.

“On Friday, February 3, 2023, at approximately 1352 hours, police responded to a 911 call for an unconscious female inside of 4722 Beverly Road, in the confines of the 67 Precinct,” the NYPD said. “Upon arrival, officers observed an unconscious 49-year-old female and an unconscious 52-year-old male, both lying in bed and both with sustained gunshot wounds; the female with a gunshot wound under her jaw and the male with a gunshot wound to the head.”

A firearm was recovered at the scene. EMS responded to the location and pronounced both individuals deceased at the scene.

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Today, police ruled Delone’s death a homicide.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.