Marylue Wigglesworth is a woman from New Jersey who has been charged with the murder of her husband David Wigglesworth. According to police reports officers would respond to a home at Mays Landing New Jersey for a report on an injured male. When they arrived they would find David Wigglesworth dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Marylue Wigglesworth would be arrested and charged with his murder after a brief investigation. David Wigglesworth was a political figure in New Jersey
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A 57-year-old community leader was shot and killed by his spouse on Christmas night, officials said Monday.
Police found the gravely wounded David Wigglesworth on the 5200 block of Mays Landing Somers Point Road after they had been called 10:19 p.m. on a report of an injured man at the residence.
Wigglesworth, who police could see had been shot, was pronounced dead at the scene
nvestigators later arrested and charged his wife — 51-year-old Marylue Wigglesworth — with murder.
She was being held at the Atlantic County jail and New Jersey 101.5 did not know Monday whether she had an attorney who could speak on her behalf.
Officials did not release other details about the shooting, including why they suspected the wife
Wigglesworth was involved in local politics in this Atlantic County municipality.
In 2019 he ran and lost as a Republican in a race for the Township Committee. He also served on the Planning Board and volunteered for The Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City
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A South Jersey woman has been charged with the murder of her husband on Christmas night, officials say.
The suspect has been identified as Marylue Wigglesworth, 51, of Mays Landing.
According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to a home on the 5200 block of Mays Landing Somers Point Road for an injured male around 10:19 p.m. Sunday.
Arriving officers found the man, later identified as David Wigglesworth, 57, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say the investigation resulted in the arrest of Marylue Wigglesworth on murder charges.
She was taken into custody and transported to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
No further details have been released.