Suspended Neptune Township Police Sgt. Philip Seidle indicted in ex-wife's murder

A suspended New Jersey police officer has been indicted on charges of chasing and gunning down his ex-wife while their 7-year-old daughter was in his car. A grand jury in Monmouth County on Tuesday

News 12 Staff

Nov 17, 2015, 9:55 PM

Updated 3,074 days ago

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Suspended Neptune Township Police Sgt. Philip Seidle indicted in ex-wife's murder
A suspended New Jersey police officer has been indicted on charges of chasing and gunning down his ex-wife while their 7-year-old daughter was in his car.
A grand jury in Monmouth County on Tuesday returned an indictment accusing Neptune Township Sgt. Philip Seidle of murder, weapons and child endangerment charges.
The 51-year-old has pleaded not guilty.
Authorities say Seidle was off-duty and had his 7-year-old daughter in the front seat of his vehicle when he chased after a car driven by his ex-wife, Tamara, on June 16. Authorities say moments after the chase ended, he got out and fired his service weapon several times into her vehicle. She died at a hospital
Seidle threatened to shoot himself before he surrendered to police.


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