Autopsies show man’s wife, father, died by strangulation
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — An autopsy shows the wife and father of a New Hampshire man charged with killing them died by strangulation.
The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says the bodies of 43-year-old Joanna Colella and 69-year-old Francis Colella were found at a home in Dover on Monday. Police arrested 44-year-old Jeramie Colella, who pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree murder.
Chief Medical Examiner Jennie Duval determined the cause of death for both was manual strangulation and that the manner of death was homicide.