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Man kills his wife, self with nail gun

August 08, 2007|From Times Wire Reports

A 77-year-old man killed his wife and then himself with a commercial-grade nail gun, police said in Stafford Township.

Police said they didn't yet know why James B. Tompkinson, a retired teacher, would have killed his 76-year-old wife, Susan.

Police Lt. Thomas Dellane said there was no history of police calls to the couple's home.

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