DELRAN — A Burlington County man slit his wife's throat as she was driving down Route 130, then dumped her body on the street and fled on foot wearing nothing but his underwear, authorities said Friday.

Quentin S. Fortune, 37, of Somersdale, killed his wife Cynthia Fortune, 54, and left her body in a parking lot alongside their Chevrolet Cruze, Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi said.

Authorities found  a knife on the front seat.

The car had hit several cars on the northbound side of the highway before entering the parking lot of the Route 130 Diner, Bernardi said.

 

When police arrived at the diner, they said Quentin was wearing only a bloody T-shirt, boxers and sneakers but had no visible cuts or wounds on his body.

Quentin was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. He is being held on $300,000 bail at the Burlington County Jail.

According to her Facebook page, Cynthia worked for Aculabs, an East Brunswick-based company that provides lab services, and studied at Camden County College.

Police ask witnesses who spoke with Quentin in the parking lot of the diner to contacting the Prosecutor's Office at 609-265-7113 or Delran Township Police via their Tip Line at (856) 461-9010.

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