Murder-Suicide In Cumru Township, Berks County

Police have released details regarding the two bodies that were found on Tuesday inside the Governor Mifflin Apartments in Cumru Township.

Karen Wanner, 54 of Shoemakersville, was stabbed numerous times and then shot in the head by Edward Arrivello, Jr., who also took his own life. 

The two had previously lived together.  Police were following up an a missing persons report on Karen Wanner when they found the two bodies in a rear bedroom of the apartment. 

Police were unable to determine the exact time of death and it is unclear who reported Karen Wanner missing.  A knife and gun were found at the scene.

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