Chester Heights Murder: Pennsylvania State Police say Delaware County couple homicide was not ‘random act of violence’
CHESTER HEIGHTS, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Police believe the murder of a couple in Delaware County, Pennsylvania is not considered a random act of violence.
The Pennsylvania State Police responded to a home on the Highland Drive apartment block in Chester Heights just before 5:15 p.m. Monday, January 2, for a welfare check.
Arriving soldiers found Richard and Rita Zajko dead in their home.
The Delaware County Medica Examiner classified the manner of death as homicide.
On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania State Police released an update on their investigation.
“Criminal Investigation has executed numerous search warrants, conducted dozens of interrogations and obtained new evidence into this murder. Based on this information, it is currently assumed that this is not a random act of violence,” said the state police.
Richard, 72, and Rita, 69, were landlords who rented out several homes in Aston.
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The murder is still under investigation.
Anyone with information can call the Pennsylvania State Police at 484-840-1000 or contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.
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