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Police rule June home explosion in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide

<i>WGAL</i><br/>Northwest Regional Police have ruled the death of a couple whose remains were found in a house explosion on Waldheim Road in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide.
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Northwest Regional Police have ruled the death of a couple whose remains were found in a house explosion on Waldheim Road in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide.

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    MOUNT JOY, Pennsylvania (WGAL) — Northwest Regional Police have ruled the death of a couple whose remains were found in a house explosion on Waldheim Road in Mount Joy Township a murder-suicide.

Police determined that 63-year-old David Preston, who had control and ability to increase his wife’s medication, gave 60-year-old Victoria Preston toxic levels of fentanyl and other medication.

hrough their investigation, police concluded that David then intentionally lit a flammable substance on and around his body, which killed him, and set the home on fire.

It was determined that Victoria was dead at the time of the fire.

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