Police: Elderly couple dead in mercy killing murder-suicide
BETHEL TWP., Pa. - February 11, 2013 (WPVI) -- Authorities say a Delaware County elderly couple is dead after a mercy killing murder-suicide.
The victims, identified as an 88-year-old man and his 92-year-old wife, were found shot to death at around 3:30 p.m. Monday.
The couple was discovered in their garage on the unit block of Princess Ann Drive in Bethel Township.
Police say they were inside their car with the motor running.
The 92-year-old woman was reportedly suffering from dementia.
pennsylvania, delaware county, shooting, suicide, local/state
- Parking dispute turns violent at Cherry Hill Mall
- Milder Monday
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- WATCH: Action News Online
- Victim shot 7 times in Kensington
- 1 dead, 1 injured in Winslow Twp. crash
- Mutilated animal found in Brewerytown
- 'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90
- 2 wounded in daytime shooting in Trenton
- Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door
- 2 dozen injured as California school stage falls
- Del. worker hospitalized after pretzel factory accident
- Suspect SUV in deadly hit and run caught on camera
- Photos: $3.25M summer home in Ocean City, NJ