A Man's Father And His Mother-In-Law Are Dead Following Bedford Incident

https://wset.com/news/local/abc13-on-scene-of-police-presence-in-bedford-countyThe Bedford County Sheriff's Office says two people, a man's father and his mother-in-law, are dead following an incident last night in Bedford. 

Police received a 911 call at approximately 11:00 p.m. from Travis Howell, 29, who advised authorities that his father, Timothy Howell, 51, had broken into his home on East Lois Court.  

Police say after Timothy entered the house, he went into the bedroom of Elizabeth Wilson, 59, and killed her.  Wilson is Travis Howell's mother-in-law.

Travis told police he heard a noise and went to check on it, he discovered his father carrying a handgun and two other guns.  A struggle ensued between the two and Timothy was shot and killed. 

Investigators say Wilson was stabbed multiple times.  

While other people were at the residence at the time of the incident, no one else was hurt. 

Police say an active protective order against Timothy Howell was in place ordering him to have no contact with any of the parties due to previous indicents.

The investigation of this incident is ongoing; however, police are not searching for a suspect. 

For more on the story from ABC-13 WSET, click HERE. 


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