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    80-year-old Edgar Himel, Accused of killing 66-year-old Penny VanTassel-Himel

    https://6abc.com/homicide-warrant-is...6-b7755843e682


    PALMER TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- An arrest warrant has been issued for an 80-year-old man being sought in connection with his wife's shooting death.

    Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli says there is an arrest warrant out for 80-year-old Edgar Himel, charging him with homicide.

    Himel is accused of shooting and killing his wife, 66-year-old Penny VanTassel-Himel.




    Her body was found in their Palmer Township home over the weekend.

    Himel is believed to be driving a dark green 2019 Nissan Rogue.

    If you know anything about where he is, you are asked to call 911 immediately.

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    https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/20...o-murder-wife/

    PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa (CBS) – The 80-year-old man from Palmer Township accused of killing his wife has been arrested in Colorado, according to officials. Police say Edgar Himel was taken into custody in Sterling, Colorado, around 1 a.m. Saturday after an arrest warrant was issued for him on July 10.

    Palmer Township Police Sgt. Timothy Ruoff says Himel had been staying at hotels in Nebraska and Wyoming before he was captured in Colorado by the Sterling Police Department.


    credit: Palmer Township Police


    Himel fled the state after he was accused of shooting and killing his 66-year-old wife Penny VanTassel-Himel inside their Northampton County home.

    ‘She Didn’t Deserve It’: Search Continues For 80-Year-Old Man Suspected Of Killing Wife Inside Palmer Township Home

    Police say the car that he allegedly stole from his late wife was in the hotel parking lot where he was apprehended.

    Himel will be extradited to Pennsylvania to face a homicide charge.

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