Pennsylvania State Police Investigating the Homicide of Elderly Couple

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MEDIA, PA — The Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigation Unit is asking for the public’s help with information pertaining to the homicide of an elderly couple.

Authorities stated that on January 2, 2023, 72-year-old Richard Zajko and 69-year-old Rita Zajko were found deceased in their Chester Heights home. The deaths have been ruled a homicide, and investigators are looking for any information that could help them solve this crime.

If you have any information about what may have happened to Richard and Rita Zajko, please call the Pennsylvania State Police at 484-840-1000. Your help could bring closure to this tragic case.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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