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Police: Person Of Interest Eyed In Wayne County Homicide

January 4, 2019

State police investigating the killing of a 51-year-old Wayne County woman have a “person of interest” in mind and a weapon in evidence. Now, they await the findings of a ballistics report, said Trooper Bob Urban, a spokesman for the Dunmore-based Troop R. Investigators found Suzette B. Bullis deceased in her home at 10 Como Road in Preston Twp. on Dec. 19. Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell initially noted her death as “sudden” and involving “non-natural circumstances.” An autopsy determined she died from a gunshot wound to the head. Investigators recovered a handgun and hope that the ballistics tests conclude that the bullet recovered from Bullis was fired from that gun, Urban said. Urban declined to go into more specifics about the “person of interest.” Asked if that person was a suspect, he replied “not quite as of yet.” He also declined to elaborate on the type of handgun recovered, citing the ongoing investigation. District Attorney Patrick Robinson declined to elaborate much further. The state police major case team is investigating the homicide. Anyone with information about the killing should contact the Honesdale barracks at 570-253-7126. Contact the writer: jkohut@timesshamrock.com, 570-348-9144; @jkohutTT on Twitter.

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