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Marchetti to Stand Trial

(WBRE/WYOU-TV)  A Luzerne County man will stand trial for a brutal murder and attempted murder.

 Police say 51-year-old Joseph  Marchetti of Foster Township shot and fatally beat 46 year old Antoinette Wilkinson in January inside the victim's Foster Township home.

       Investigators say Marchetti held police at bay before turning the gun on himself.

       Police also found Wilkinson’s mother, Barbara, badly injured.

        He is also charged with attempted murder in connection with the assault.

         Marchetti survived the gunshot and on Friday, a judge sent all charges to Luzerne county court.


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