Autopsy shows Moon wife was strangled before husband suffocated himself

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A Moon wife was strangled by her husband before he suffocated himself, the Allegheny County medical examiner's office said.

The autopsy showed that the death of Nancy Whiteside, 82, was a homicide, and Donald Whiteside, 82, killed himself, a spokesman said. The medical examiner‘‍s office did not say how the deaths occurred.

The couple were found dead Tuesday afternoon in their home in the 1000 block of Sandhurst Drive.

Lexi Belculfine: lbelculfine@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc.


First Published July 9, 2014 12:00 AM


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