Man Kills Wife In Jersey City, Flees To Pennsylvania: Prosecutor

A Jersey City man shot dead his schoolteacher wife and fled to Pennsylvania, authorities believe. Lucas Cooper, 39, is being held in Bethlehem, PA,...

January 25, 2023
12:34 AM

A Jersey City man shot dead his schoolteacher wife and fled to Pennsylvania, authorities believe. Lucas Cooper, 39, is being held in Bethlehem, PA, on charges of murder, weapon possession, and child endangerment, said Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez in a statement Tuesday, Jan. 24. Jersey City police were dispatched to Cooper's home on the 300 block of Bergen Avenue at 7 a.m. on Tuesday for a reported shooting in progress, officials said.  There, they found 35-year-old Temara King suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Mac Bullock