Mailman Finds Wife in 80s Dead in Yard, Man Dead Near Bushes

Police with guns drawn surrounded homes and businesses on Tuesday along a busy Whitemarsh Township thoroughfare after the bodies of an elderly husband and wife were found on a property.

Sources said a mail carrier discovered the bodies at 540 Bethlehem Pike near Mathers Lane around 11 a.m.

A woman, who sources say was in her 80s, was found face down on the ground in a side yard while her husband was found dead near the bushes of the property. Police say the woman was partially undressed.

Sources described the crime scene as bloody though police have not revealed how the couple died.


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