Ever Heard Of Anything So Grotesque? Murder-Suicide By Chainsaw In Pennsylvania

A coroner has ruled the deaths of a Pennsylvania couple found dead in their home with chainsaw lacerations a murder-suicide, reports CBS Philly.

The station identifies the couple as 48-year-old Christopher Peppelman and 43-year-old Nicole Peppelman.  Fox 4 News of Kansas City states Nicole Peppelman was 41.  The man reportedly killed his wife by chainsaw, and then turned the chainsaw on himself.

Authorities say the Philadelphia-area husband and wife bled to death, according to ABC News.

They were found dead around 1 p.m. Tuesday by their 14-year-old son in their Lower Moreland Township home, reports the station.

Lower Moreland Township is about 16 miles northeast of Philadelphia, according to cbsnews.com.

Nicole Peppelman’s death was ruled a homicide. She reportedly died of an injury to her abdomen caused by a chainsaw. She was also stabbed and choked, according to the station.

Christopher Peppelman died of an injury to his abdomen and thigh caused by a chainsaw, reportedly a suicide.

More here:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/police-2-found-dead-in-pennsylvania-home-had-lacerations-from-chainsaw/

(Updated article: age discrepancy on wife)

3 thoughts on “Ever Heard Of Anything So Grotesque? Murder-Suicide By Chainsaw In Pennsylvania

  1. Well I’m definitely not clicking “Like” on this one. Of course it happened in Pennsyltucky. James Carville once said “Pennsylvania is just Pittsburgh and Philadelphia with Alabama in the middle.” Having been there, I completely agree.

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