Three people died from gunshot wounds sustained Monday night during a domestic incident in New Hanover Township.
Gerald E. Mihalcik, 78, murdered his son Stephen J. Mihalcik, 56, and his daughter-in-law Rebecca Hall Evans, 51. Gerald Mihalcik then killed himself, according to information provided Tuesday afternoon by the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.
All three adults, plus two children, lived at the house in the 2900 block of Reifsnyder Road.
New Hanover police, who arrived at the home at 8:07 p.m. in response to a reported shooting, located Evans and Gerald Mihalcik both dead of apparent gunshot wounds. Stephen Mihalcik was found alive and transported to Reading Hospital. However, he died during treatment.
An autopsy of Stephen Mihalcik, conducted by the Berks County Coroner's Office, found his cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds to the head, and the manner of death was homicide, according to the news release.
Separate autopsies completed by the Montgomery County coroner found both causes of death for Evans and Gerald E. Mihalcik to be ...