By CBS3 Staff

PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for an 80-year-old man suspected in his wife’s death in Northampton County. Edgar Himel remains on the run after police say he shot and killed his wife, 66-year-old Penny Vantassel-Himel, at their home on Old Orchard Drive on the Fourth of July.

Vantassel-Himel’s body was found on Sunday after she did not show up for church.

‘She Didn’t Deserve It’: Search Continues For 80-Year-Old Man Suspected Of Killing Wife Inside Palmer Township Home

Investigators believe Himel may be on his way to Chicago because he’s from that area.

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Police say Himel may be driving a dark green 2019 Nissan Rogue with the license plate GHV0051.

Authorities consider Himel to be armed and dangerous.