Farmingdale professor killed in murder-suicide, police say

Patricia Ward, 66, a longtime professor at Farmingdale State College, has been identified by school officials and police as the woman whose decapitated body was found on a Farmingdale street on Oct. 28, 2014. Nassau police said her son, Derek Ward, 35, killed her inside her second-floor apartment on Secatogue Avenue, dragged the body outside, walked to the nearby LIRR station and killed himself by stepping in front of an oncoming train. (Credit: News 12 Long Island and Stringer News Service)