Derry man arraigned in shooting death of wife

Associated Press
Published: 8/13/2019 1:13:01 PM

A 79-year-old Derry man has pleaded not guilty to shooting and killing his wife.

WMUR reports that Roderick Munstis is being held without bail after his arraignment on Monday.

Police responding to a 911 call early Saturday found the body of 74-year-old Ellen Munstis, along with her husband in their Derry home. Police say Roderick Munstis was the one who called 911.

He was charged with two alternative counts of second-degree murder.

Ellen Munstis died of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest.

Officials say the motive for the shooting is unknown.

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