Burlington County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Mill Street home of Laura Bluestein , 28, and Felicia Dormans, 29, around 5:20pm, after receiving a call from one of Bluestein’s relatives, saying there had been an assault at the residence.
When police showed up at the house, they found Dormans dead from a gunshot wound to the face.
Her wife was still inside the home and was taken into custody without incident.
Police are still trying to ascertain what caused Bluestein to shoot her wife.
She has been charged with murder, weapons possession and tampering with evidence. She was booked into the Burlington County Jail and was set to make her first court appearance Monday afternoon.
According to Dorman’s Facebook, the couple had been married for a year.
Their Facebook accounts are filled with pictures of them together smiling and kissing.
Bluestein has a criminal record including convictions for drug possession in 2012 and 2014.