Police: Elderly couple dead in mercy killing murder-suicide

February 11, 2013 6:34:41 PM PST
Authorities say a Delaware County elderly couple is dead after a mercy killing murder-suicide.

The victims, identified as an 88-year-old man and his 92-year-old wife, were found shot to death at around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

The couple was discovered in their garage on the unit block of Princess Ann Drive in Bethel Township.

Police say they were inside their car with the motor running.

The 92-year-old woman was reportedly suffering from dementia.