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Police rule June home explosion in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide


ON. WGAL NEWS 8 AT 10:00 STARTS NOW. DANIELLE: NEW INFORMATION TONIGHT OAN DEADLY HOUSE FIRE AND EXPLOSION ON JUNE 1. JANELLE: NORTHWEST REGIONAL POLICE NOW SAY WHAT HAPPEN ON WALDHEIM ROAD INOU MNT JOY TOWNSHIPAS W A MURDER-SUICIDE CHAIRED POLICE DETERMINED 63-YEAR-OLD DAVID PRESTON GAVE HIS SIX-YEAR-OLD WIFE VICTORINO TOXIC LEVELS OF FENTANYL AND OTHER MEDICATION. THEY SAY DAVID HAD CONTROLF O THE DRUGS AND THE ABILITY TO INCREASE VICTORIA’S MEDICATION. POLICE THINK DAVID THEN LIT A FLAMMABLE SUBSTANCE ON AND AROUND HIS BODY, KIL

Police rule June home explosion in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide

Northwest Regional Police have ruled the death of a couple whose remains were found in a house explosion on Waldheim Road in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide. Police determined that 63-year-old David Preston, who had control and ability to increase his wife’s medication, gave 60-year-old Victoria Preston toxic levels of fentanyl and other medication. Through their investigation, police concluded that David then intentionally lit a flammable substance on and around his body, which killed him, and set the home on fire.It was determined that Victoria was dead at the time of the fire.

Northwest Regional Police have ruled the death of a couple whose remains were found in a house explosion on Waldheim Road in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide.

Police determined that 63-year-old David Preston, who had control and ability to increase his wife’s medication, gave 60-year-old Victoria Preston toxic levels of fentanyl and other medication.

Through their investigation, police concluded that David then intentionally lit a flammable substance on and around his body, which killed him, and set the home on fire.

It was determined that Victoria was dead at the time of the fire.

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