State police have identified the man they say is responsible for shooting and killing an Everett woman before setting fire to her home.
According to a state police report provided Tuesday afternoon, 61-year-old Dennis Lockard shot and killed his 89-year-old mother, Laverne Lockard.
Troopers say they were called to a fire at 227 West Main Street in Everett Borough around 3 a.m. Tuesday.
They say firefighters found the victim dead inside the residence.
They say they determined Dennis Lockard fatally shot his mother before setting fire to multiple areas inside the home.
Dennis Lockard was later found on a neighboring property with a self inflicted gunshot wound, according to state police..