Police: Woman blamed husband for midstate double murder

Written by The Associated Press | Sep 19, 2016 2:52 AM

Double-homicide: police found the bodies of a man and woman in a house on Brown Road, Fawn Township, Tuesday night.(Photo: Ted Czech, York Daily Record)

(York) -- Authorities allege a woman found dead in her prison cell last week blamed her husband and co-defendant for a double slaying before hanging herself.

Search warrants state police cited a statement by 32-year-old Veronique Henry, who was found dead Thursday morning in York County Prison.

Corporal Jonathan Colarusso said she told investigators hours before her death that 40-year-old Paul Henry III shot and killed 31-year-old Foday Cheeks and 26-year-old Danielle Taylor on Tuesday at a Fawn Township home.

Two boys, ages 12 and 14, and two women were also present.

The Henrys were arrested the following morning after a brief chase in Dauphin County. Veronique Henry's death was ruled a suicide.

Court documents don't list an attorney for Paul Henry III.

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