2010-03-18 / Local & State

Elderly Pa. Couple’s Death Ruled Murder-Suicide

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania have ruled the shooting deaths of an elderly couple a murder-suicide.

Police in Beaver County say a nurse found the bodies of Harold and Eileen Carl in their Center Township home on Friday morning. Police say the woman’s body was found in bed and the man was in a front room with a gun in his hand.

County coroner Teri Tatalovich Rossi says the two 82- year-olds both died of gunshot wounds to the head. She ruled Eileen Carl’s death a homicide and Harold Carl’s a suicide.

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