LOWER MORELAND TWP., Pa. (CBS) — A coroner has ruled the deaths of a Montgomery County couple who were found inside their home by their teenage son a murder-suicide.
The bodies of 48-year-old Christopher Peppelman and 43-year-old Nicole Peppelman were found in their Lower Moreland home by their 14-year-old son Tuesday.READ MORE: 2 Dead, 1 Injured Following Shooting Outside Wawa In Upper Macungie Township; Suspect Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
According to the coroner, Nicole Peppelman died of an injury to her abdomen caused by a chainsaw. In addition, the coroner ruled she was stabbed and choked. Her death has been ruled a homicide.READ MORE: Eagles' Howie Roseman, Nick Sirianni Noncommittal On Jalen Hurts As Starting QB: 'We're Going To Have Competition At Every Position'
The coroner ruled that Christoper Peppelman died of an injury to his abdomen and thigh that was caused by a chainsaw. His death has been ruled a suicide.MORE NEWS: New Mugshot Released As Derek Chauvin Is Booked Into Maximum Security Prison
Neighbors who spoke to Eyewitness News in the area said the couple had a long history of domestic disputes and that they had three children.