ON THIS DAY….. 27th May 1952

An East Brunswick man murdered his wife and committed suicide because of his wife’s association with another man, the Coroner (Mr. Burke. S.M.) found. The man’s daughter had said that she heard her father say: “You’re not coming back? Well, love, this is it” before two shots were fired on May 27 at their home. The dead couple were William Anthony Kilmartin, 49, storeman, and Margaret Alice Kilmartin, 47, barmaid. Their married daughter, Mrs. Eileen Margaret McNeill, also of East Brunswick, said that her mother left home in May the previously.