Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Mother, 8-Year-Old Found Shot to Death

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Mother, 8-Year-Old Found Shot to Death

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A Westmoreland County woman and her 8-year-old son were shot to death in their house early Wednesday.

The woman's 14-year-old son is a suspect in the killing, the Post-Gazette's news partner, KDKA-TV, reported Wednesday night.

Dana Remaley, 46, and her son Caleb were found dead shortly before 7 a.m. in their home in the 1100 block of Thermo Village Road in New Stanton, according to police.

Investigators said it appeared that both had been shot in the head. A 911 call came from inside the residence where they were found.

Police said they had a suspect in custody. Westmoreland County court records indicate a 14-year-old boy, Jacob Remaley, has been charged with two counts of homicide. KDKA said Jacob is the dead woman's son.

Investigators remained at the crime scene Wednesday evening as neighbors tried to come to grips with the violence that occurred just doors away. …

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