Thursday, June 13, 2013
"BEAR, DE — The state Medical Examiner's Office released the results of autopsies conducted on a Rutledge couple who were found dead Friday that revealed the husband killed his wife before he turned the gun on himself
"Karen Troiani, 42, died at the hands of her husband Jack, 41, in the home they shared in the 100 block of Sweetbay Lane.
"New Castle County police were called to the couple’s home about shortly after 8 a.m. Friday in response to a 911 call from Jack Troiani in which he reported that someone had been shot.
"As officers were walking up to the door, they heard a single gunshot, prompting them to retreat.
"A perimeter was set up around the home and when the SWAT team arrived, officers entered the home to find two people dead of apparent gunshot wounds.
"A motive for the crime has not been made public, Cpl. John Weglarz Sr. said."