While the man died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, the woman's cause of death remains undetermined, police said.
Both bodies were discovered inside a hotel room at Commack Motor Inn on Jericho Turnpike just after 12:30 p.m., police said.
Victim Patricia Ward was longtime Farmingdale State College professor.
Nassau County homicide detectives are investigating a possible murder-suicide in Lynbrook, according to multiple local news reports. Police received a call at 9:40 a.m. Thursday...