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Moorestown man charged in wife’s murder

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Gerard Slavin and his wife Linda lived in the Moorestowne Woods Apartment Homes.

A 73-year-old Moorestown man has been charged with killing his wife in their East Camden Avenue apartment on May 19, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office.

Police say they were called to the couple’s residence in the Moorestowne Woods Apartment Homes just before 3 p.m. and found the body of 73-year-old Linda Slavin in the couple’s bedroom. An autopsy performed by the county medical examiner determined that she died from strangulation.

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Gerard Slavin was arrested without incident, police say, and charged with first-degree murder, aggravated assault and second-degree strangulation. He was remanded to the county jail in Mount Holly pending a detention hearing in Superior Court.


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