Husband Dead in Attempted Murder-Suicide

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014  |  Updated 3:05 PM EDT
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Attempted Murder-Suicide in Delaware County

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Attempted Murder-Suicide in Delaware County

Prosecutors and police are both investigating a home in Glenolden, Delaware County, after a man shot a woman multiple times before turning the gun on himself.
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A man is dead and his wife critically injured in what the Delaware County District Attorney is calling an attempted murder-suicide.

Police say that Richard Piroli, 67, shot his wife Carol, 68, just before 8 a.m. Tuesday their home on the 600-block of West Ashland Avenue.

Officials say Piroli shot his wife, several times in the head before turning the gun on himself.

Carol is in critical condition at a local hospital.

Originally, the DA said the shooting was a murder-suicide, but later revealed that Carol Piroli was in critical condition.

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