NESQUEHONING BOROUGH, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State Troopers say they responded to a call and found two deceased victims, Sunday morning.
Pennsylvania State Police (PSP)-Lehighton says just after 7:00, Sunday morning, troopers found two deceased individuals in their bedroom, inside a residence in the 100 block of Coal Street in Nesquehoning Borough, in Carbon County.
According to law enforcement, both victims have been identified as 89-year-old, Josephine Lauchnor, and 91-year-old Leonard L. Lauchnor. With the assistance of the Carbon County Coroner, it was determined both individuals died as a result of apparent gunshot wounds.
During their subsequent investigation, PSP established that Leonard shot his wife, then turned the gun on himself, officials say.
State Police report that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding this incident.