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Photo Credit: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY SHERIFF

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Lodi man charged with stabbing his wife to death and fleeing to South Carolina with their two sons was returned to New Jersey and was being held in the Bergen County Jail.

A first appearance will likely be set for next week, with Friday as a remote possibility, for John “Rob” Jordan, 47, who waived extradition.

Bail had not yet been set for Jordan, who is charged with murder and weapons possession.

Jordan was arrested without incident when he arrived in Greenville, S.C., with sons Nicholas, 8, and Anthony, 7, at 12:45 a.m. May 10.

Hours earlier, the boyd of his estranged wife, 39-year-old Tracey Jordan, was found at her Cynthia Gardens apartments on Garibaldi Avenue.

She’d been stabbed several times in the chest.

At that point, the 5-foot-10-inch, 215-pound Jordan had already been on the run for several hours, authorities said.

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UPDATE: FBI agents and local police were waiting when a Lodi man who authorities said fled with his two young sons after stabbing his estranged wife to death pulled up to a relative’s house in South Carolina overnight, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said this morning. READ MORE ….

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MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY SHERIFF

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