UPDATED: Murder-suicide in Somerton

UPDATED: Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Somerton. Just before 9 last night, 43-year-old Edward Atkinson shot his estranged wife, 35-year-old Angela Atkinson, in their home, then turned the gun on himself.

Few other details have been released, but it’s being reported that the man’s wife recently obtained an abuse protection order.

WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal