Husband, wife found dead in New Castle County
BEAR, Del. - June 7, 2013 (WPVI) -- Police say a husband and wife were found dead from gunshot wounds in their New Castle County, Delaware home.
It happened around 8:20 Friday morning on the 100 block of Sweetbay Lane in the Village of Rutledge community of Bear.
A male placed a 9-1-1 call for a shooting that had just occured. Arriving officers reported hearing a single gunshot from inside the home.
Police later found a 41-year-old male and a 42-year-old female both dead from gunshot wounds to the upper body.
The Christiana Fire Company has confirmed President Jack Troiani is one of the dead.
A motive has not yet been determined.
Police continue to investigate.
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