Update - March 1st, 2016 - Erdem Gulay, the man who was found with stab wounds in Middle Island last night, has succumbed to his injuries. Detectives believe Gulay’s wounds were self-inflicted.
Fahriye Ugan’s wounds do not appear to have been self-inflicted. The investigation is continuing.
Below is the Original Release.
Middle Island, NY - February 29th, 2016 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident during which a woman was found dead and her husband seriously injured at their Middle Island home last night.
Seventh Precinct officers responded to a 911 call to check the welfare of the residents of 42 Summersweet Drive at approximately 8:45 p.m. When responding officers entered the home, a gas leak was detected. Once the home was ventilated, Fahriye Ugan, 54, was found dead and her husband, Erdem Gulay, 41, was found with stab wounds and transported to a local hospital.
An autopsy will be performed by the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner to determine Ugan’s cause of death.
The investigation is continuing and detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392.