Body Of Delaware Courthouse Shooter Cremated - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Body Of Delaware Courthouse Shooter Cremated

Posted: Updated:

WILMINGTON, DE. (AP) - A funeral home official says the body of a Texas man who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman at a Delaware courthouse has been cremated.
 
Chick Mealey of the Mealey Funeral Home says the body of 68-year-old Thomas Matusiewicz was cremated Thursday, shortly after it was released by the state. Authorities say Matusiewicz killed himself following the courthouse shooting.
 
Lenore Matusiewicz, the gunman's widow, says she is still awaiting an autopsy report. She sought unsuccessfully to have her husband's body held until she could arrange an independent autopsy. Lenore Matusiewicz believes a brain tumor that went untreated for years is to blame for her husband's violent actions.
 
The Feb. 11 shootings capped a years-long custody battle between Matusiewicz's son, David Matusiewicz, and his ex-wife.


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Local NewsDelmarva HeadlinesMore>>

  • Salisbury Bingo Supports ALS Foundation

    Salisbury Bingo Supports ALS Foundation

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:40:24 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md. - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" has taken social media by a storm. An event hosted by the DC/MD/VA chapter of ALS gained funds and awareness without the use of ice cold buckets.More >>
    SALISBURY, Md. - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" has taken social media by a storm. An event hosted by the DC/MD/VA chapter of ALS gained funds and awareness without the use of ice cold buckets.More >>
  • New App Offers Anonymous Peer Counseling

    New App Offers Anonymous Peer Counseling

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:18:52 GMT
    47 ABC - We've heard the quote "Be kind. For everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." A new smartphone is proving just that, offering strangers the chance to lend an ear to one another when times are tough.More >>
    47 ABC - We've heard the quote "Be kind. For everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." A new smart-phone is proving just that, offering strangers the chance to lend an ear to one another when times are tough.More >>
  • 2nd Duck Derby Benefits National Foundation

    2nd Duck Derby Benefits National Foundation

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:18:21 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md. - And they're off! Three thousand rubber ducks swam to the finish line in support of a great cause.More >>
    OCEAN CITY, Md. - And they're off! Three thousand rubber ducks swam to the finish line in support of a great cause.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.