Police: NY couple who jumped from George Washington Bridge were suspects in a family killing

Police believe a suburban New York woman and her boyfriend killed her uncle before they jumped to their deaths.

Suffern Police Chief Clarke Osborn said Wednesday that a financial dispute appeared to be the motive for the killing of 70-year-old William Valenti.

The chief says that after detectives learned about the killing and a dispute, they heard about a couple who had jumped off the George Washington Bridge on Monday.

The pair carried no identification. Osborn identified them as 40-year-old Nicki Hunt and 41-year-old Gary Crockett.

Hunt and Crockett had been living with Valenti.

The chief says the couple had withdrawn over $1,000 from Valenti's accounts. He says they left a note hinting they might harm themselves.