Chesco killings underscore need for domestic-violence reform, advocates say; one bill could pass next week
It was another tragedy seemingly rooted in domestic turmoil: The elderly couple killed Wednesday night by their son after he attempted to murder his ex-wife, the man enraged by his divorce from her, according to investigators.
In a story with grim echoes of many before it, a man shot at a woman who had once taken out a protection from abuse order against him, then went on to kill other members of his family. Bruce Rogal, 59, ended his Wednesday rampage by crashing his car into his ex-wife’s Downingtown home, which the couple had previously shared. He was killed while exchanging gunfire with police.
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