Thursday, June 14, 2012
"JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA — Police in Lebanon County said the shooting deaths of an elderly couple is a case of murder-suicide.
"Wayne Schmitt, 80, of 3 Rosemont Dr in Jackson Township, shot and killed his ailing, 80-year-old wife, Barbara, and then took his own life, state police said.
"The couple's granddaughter called police after not being able to reach them by phone.
"State police said they think the shootings happened between Sunday night and Monday."