Morrisville, PA-A mother and daughter in Morrisville were arrested and charged Monday night for allegedly killing five
Morrisville, PA-A mother and daughter in Morrisville were arrested and charged Monday night for allegedly killing five family members whose bodies were found during a wellness check.
Police discovered the bodies in a Bucks County apartment around 5:30 p.m. A neighbor called police after not seeing the family for a week.
Police said Shana S. Decree, 45, and Dominique Decree, 19, the mother and daughter, were arrested.
Morrisville Chief of Police said, "there were no obvious signs of trauma."
The family members were identified as Shana Decree’s children: Naa’Irah Smith, 25, a 13-year-old, her sister Jamilla Campbell, 42, and Campbell’s twin daughters, Imani and Erika Allen, both 9. Police said they are searching for Jamilla Campbell’s 17-year-old son, Joshua Campbell, but he is not considered a suspect.
“This is a terrible tragedy. I just spoke with the family of the five of the deceased and we’re all heartbroken,” Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub told reporters Monday night
Both mother and daughter face 5 count of homicide and one count each of conspiracy.
The investigation is still ongoing.