2012-06-21 / Local & State

Mother-Daughter Killing Suspect Arrested In New Jersey

LEOLA, Pa. (AP) – A man who allegedly killed a woman and her mother inside the central Pennsylvania home they shared is in custody in New Jersey after police say he confessed to the killings.

Authorities say 22-yearold Gary Charles Gerlach was arrested at a Wildwood, N.J. hotel on Sunday, two days after the bodies of 22- year-old Makenzie Hess and her mother, Mona, were found at a home in Lancaster County.

A police affidavit says Gerlach confessed to the killings and shared specific details about the scene with detectives.

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