The tragic incident that led to murder, was due to the fact that Edward Wilkins was having an affair with the wife of Sean Armstead.
The incident occurred in the parking lot of a Buffalo Wild Wings in Wallkill, Orange County, shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Sean Armstead is reportedly 36 years old and a cop of Port Jervis, was suspected of having an affair with the victim’s wife or girlfriend, according to police.
Alexandra Vanderheyden Edward Wilkins Affair Revealed
Sean Armstead is a NYPD officer, whose wife is Alexandra Vanderheyden. She was having an extramarital affair with a man who was 20 years old.
Alexandra and her boyfriend Edward checked into a La Quinta hotel across the parking lot from the Buffalo Wild Wings.
The couple fled in their car, but the senior cop chased them down in his grey Dodge Charger and slammed into them just outside the pub.
A Super 8 hotel visitor said she heard the crash and saw two men emerge from the vehicles, one chasing the other.
The younger man dropped to the ground in a parking area after a barrage of gunfire according to dailymail.co.uk.
Edward Wilkins Sean Armstead Murder-Suicide Case Disclosed
Off-duty NYPD officer Sean Armstead who chased his wife and her suspected lover with whom she was having an affair and killed Edward Wilkins.
Sean confronted the couple outside a Buffalo Wild Wings on Route 211 before chasing down and killing the mystery lover.
After he committed the crime, he committed suicide in the same parking lot.
Investigators looking into a homicide-suicide in upstate New York believe the gunman was a jealous NYPD detective who shot and killed a love rival outside a Buffalo Wild Wings before turning the pistol on himself.