BELLPORT, N.Y. – Police say an estranged husband armed with a machete and handgun attacked a man visiting his wife's home on Long Island before killing himself.
Suffolk County police say Hernan Rodriguez, of East Patchogue, went to the Bellport home of his wife early Wednesday and used a machete to attack 22-year-old Marlin Aguilar.
Police say Aguilar was hospitalized with a nearly severed ear and severe cuts to his face and hand. No one else was injured.
Police say the 34-year-old Rodriquez fled after the attack and was later found dead with an apparent gunshot wound to his head.