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Husband and Wife Dead in Murder-Suicide in Luzerne County

LAFLIN, Pa. — State police say a man killed his wife and then himself inside their home in Luzerne County. Troopers say Robert Shaffer, 65, shot his wife,...

LAFLIN, Pa. — State police say a man killed his wife and then himself inside their home in Luzerne County.

Troopers say Robert Shaffer, 65, shot his wife, Sandra Jones-Shaffer, 65, inside their home on Haverford Drive in Laflin around 4 p.m. Monday. He then shot himself.

Investigators say the couple were sitting in adjacent recliners in the living room.