A Somerset County man fatally shot his wife twice in the chest before killing himself with a gunshot to the head, Pennsylvania State Police said today.
State police found the the bodies of 59-year-old Karen Harkcom and 57-year-old Michael Harkcom on Monday. Further investigation today concluded that the couple died in a killing and suicide.
Autopsies were conducted today.
State police Cpl. William Link told WJAC-TV that family members asked troopers to check on the couple’s welfare after being unable to contact them over the weekend.
Associated Press contributed. First Published December 17, 2013 10:59 AM