Husband, wife found dead in New Castle County

Friday, June 07, 2013

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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